Department Directory


Jim Barborak

Co-Director, Center for Protected Area Management

Jim Barborak is a multilingual specialist in protected area planning and management with over 40 years experience in over 25 nations

Richard Berl


Cultural evolution, cultural transmission, transmission biases, social learning

Ryan Finchum

Co-Director, Center for Protected Area Management

Protected Area Management, Ecotourism, Environmental Interpretation, and Conservation Leadership

Jacqie Hasan

Academic Support Coordinator

Dawson Metcalf

Program Coordinator for Conservation Leadership

Leadership development with emphasis in environmental education.

Claire Nitsche

Conference and Event Coordinator

Wes White

Communications Coordinator