Department Directory


Srijana Baral

Assistant Professor

Forest and Natural Resource Economics

Tony Cheng

Professor and Director, CO Forest Restoration Institute

Collaborative planning, monitoring, and adaptive management for forest restoration and wildfire risk management; forest governance, policy, and administration

David Cooper

Senior Research Scientist

The full range of issues related to wetland and riparian ecosystems.

Dominique David-Chavez

Assistant Professor

Indigenous Natural Resource Stewardship

Seth Davis

Associate Professor

Forest and Woodland Entomology

Sandra M Duran Mancipe

Assistant Professor

Functional ecology, tropical forests, remote sensing of vegetation

Seth Ex

Associate Professor

Silviculture and Applied Forest Ecology

Maria Fernandez-Gimenez

Senior Research Scientist

Rangeland Social-ecological Systems

Larry Grosse


Fire and Emergency Services Administration

Sarah Hart

Assistant Professor

Applied Forest Ecology and Silviculture

Caroline Havrilla

Assistant Professor

Dryland Ecology and Management

Chad Hoffman


Wildland fire science across spatial and temporal scales

Kurt Mackes

Senior Research Scientist/Associate Professor

Timber harvesting and wood utilization

John Mola

Assistant Professor

Pollination and Pollinator Ecology, Insect Ecology, Conservation Biology, Disturbance Ecology

Troy Ocheltree

Associate Professor

Plant ecophysiology, plant water-use strategies, plant drought tolerance, drought-induced mortality, sensor development and implementation.

Mark Paschke

Professor and Shell Endowed Chair of Restoration Ecology
WCNR Research Associate Dean

Restoration Ecology

Wilfred Previant

Assistant Professor

Forest inventory, analysis, monitoring, adaptive forest management, silviculture, carbon management

Robin Rothfeder

Assistant Professor

Natural resources planning, policy, and management

Becky Ruzicka

PhD Candidate - FWCB - Dr. Paul Doherty's Lab

Courtney Schultz


Natural resource policy and governance

Camille Stevens-Rumann

Associate Professor

Fire Ecology, Disturbance Ecology

Jeremy Sueltenfuss

Assistant Professor

Restoration Ecology, Wetland Ecology, Ecohydrology, Quantitative Ecology

Eric Toman

Department Head, Professor

Yu Wei


Landscape level forest management, wildland fire decision support, spatial optimization and stochastic programming.