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

Andrew Don Carlos

Research Associate III / Ph.D. Student

Ryan Finchum

Co-Director, Center for Protected Area Management

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

Jacqie Hasan

Academic Support Coordinator

Paul Layden

Instructor, Undergraduate Coordinator, and Internship Coordinator

Internships, career preparation, event planning, natural resource ecology and measurements.

Terra Sampson

Program Coordinator - Conservation Leadership through Learning

Program coordination and management; Community outreach and fostering sustainable behavior

Wes White

Communications Specialist