Faculty and Administration

Board of Permanent Officers

Peter Salovey, Ph.D., President of the University

Benjamin Polak, Ph.D., Provost of the University

Ingrid C. Burke, Ph.D., Carl W. Knobloch, Jr. Dean; and Professor of Ecosystem Ecology

Mark S. Ashton, M.F., Ph.D., Morris K. Jesup Professor of Silviculture and Forest Ecology; and Director, School Forests

Michelle L. Bell, M.S.E., Ph.D., Mary E. Pinchot Professor of Environmental Health; and Professor of Environmental Health, School of Public Health

Gaboury Benoit, M.S., Ph.D., Grinstein Class of 1954 Professor of Environmental Chemistry; and Director, Hixon Center for Urban Ecology

Graeme P. Berlyn, Ph.D., E. H. Harriman Professor of Forest Management; Professor of Anatomy and Physiology of Trees; and Editor, Journal of Sustainable Forestry

Mark A. Bradford, Ph.D., Professor of Terrestrial Ecosystem Ecology (on leave, spring 2019)

Benjamin W. Cashore, M.A., Ph.D., Professor of Environmental Governance and Political Science; Professor of Political Science; and Director, Program on Forest Policy and Governance 

Marian R. Chertow, M.P.P.M., Ph.D., Associate Professor of Industrial Environmental Management; Associate Professor, School of Management; Director, Program on Solid Waste Policy; and Director, Industrial Environmental Management Program (on leave, spring 2019)

Michael R. Dove, M.A., Ph.D., Margaret K. Musser Professor of Social Ecology; Professor of Anthropology; and Coordinator, F&ES/Anthropology Degree Program 

Daniel C. Esty, M.A., J.D., Hillhouse Professor of Environmental Law and Policy; Clinical Professor, Law School; Professor, School of Management; Professor in the Institution for Social and Policy Studies; and Director, Yale Center for Environmental Law and Policy (on leave, spring 2019)

Timothy G. Gregoire, Ph.D., J.P. Weyerhaeuser, Jr. Professor of Forest Management

Edgar G. Hertwich, M.S., Ph.D., Professor of Industrial Sustainability (on leave, fall 2018)

Matthew J. Kotchen, Ph.D., Professor of Environmental Economics and Policy; Professor, School of Management

Xuhui Lee, M.Sc., Ph.D., Sara Shallenberger Brown Professor of Meteorology; and Director, Yale Center for Earth Observation

Robert O. Mendelsohn, Ph.D., Edwin Weyerhaeuser Davis Professor of Forest Policy; Professor of Economics; and Professor, School of Management

Chadwick Dearing Oliver, M.F.S., Ph.D., Pinchot Professor of Forestry and Environmental Studies; and Director, Global Institute of Sustainable Forestry (on leave, spring 2019)

Peter A. Raymond, Ph.D., Professor of Ecosystem Ecology; and Professor of Geology and Geophysics (on leave, spring 2019)

James E. Saiers, M.S., Ph.D., Clifton R. Musser Professor of Hydrology; and Professor of Geology and Geophysics

Oswald J. Schmitz, M.Sc., Ph.D., Oastler Professor of Population and Community Ecology; Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology; and Director, Yale Institute for Biospheric Studies

Karen Seto, Ph.D., Frederick C. Hixon Professor of Geography and Urbanization Science; Senior Associate Dean for Research; and Director of Doctoral Studies

David K. Skelly, Ph.D., Frank R. Oastler Professor of Ecology; Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology; and Director, Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History

John P. Wargo, Ph.D., Tweedy/Ordway Professor of Environmental Health and Politics; and Chair, Yale College Environmental Studies Major and Program

Julie B. Zimmerman, Ph.D., Professor of Green Engineering; Professor of Environmental Engineering; Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs; and Deputy Director, Center for Green Chemistry and Green Engineering 

Faculty Emeriti

William R. Burch, Jr., M.S., Ph.D., Frederick C. Hixon Professor Emeritus of Natural Resource Management; and Senior Research Scientist

John C. Gordon, Ph.D., Pinchot Professor Emeritus of Forestry and Environmental Studies

Thomas E. Graedel, M.A., M.S., Ph.D., Clifton R. Musser Professor Emeritus of Industrial Ecology; and Senior Research Scientist

William H. Smith, M.F., Ph.D., Clifton R. Musser Professor Emeritus of Forest Biology

Ladder Faculty

Craig R. Brodersen, M.S., Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Plant Physiological Ecology; and Assistant Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Liza S. Comita, M.A., Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Tropical Forest Ecology; and Assistant Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Justin Farrell, M.Div., Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Sociology; and Assistant Professor in the Institution for Social and Policy Studies and Department of Sociology

Eli P. Fenichel, M.S., Ph.D., Associate Professor of Bioeconomics and Ecosystem Management (on leave, 2018–2019)

Kenneth T. Gillingham, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Economics; and Associate Professor, School of Management and Department of Economics

Non-Ladder Teaching Faculty

Paul T. Anastas, Ph.D., Teresa and H. John Heinz III Professor in the Practice of Chemistry for the Environment; Director, Center for Green Chemistry and Green Engineering; Professor, School of Public Health; Professor in the Practice, School of Management; and Lecturer, Department of Chemistry

Shimon C. Anisfeld, Ph.D., Senior Lecturer and Research Scientist in Water Resources and Environmental Chemistry

Carol Carpenter, M.A., Ph.D., Senior Lecturer and Associate Research Scholar in Natural Resource Social Science

Susan G. Clark, M.S., Ph.D., Joseph F. Cullman 3rd Professor Adjunct of Wildlife Ecology and Policy

Amity Doolittle, M.E.S., Ph.D., Senior Lecturer in Political Ecology

Marlyse C. Duguid, M.F., Ph.D., Thomas G. Siccama Lecturer in Environmental Field Studies; and Associate Research Scientist

Gordon T. Geballe, M.S., Ph.D., Lecturer in Urban Ecology and Associate Dean for External and Alumni Affairs

Bradford S. Gentry, J.D., Professor in the Practice, Forestry & Environmental Studies; Professor in the Practice, School of Management; Senior Associate Dean for Professional Practice; Director, Yale Center for Business and the Environment; and Director, Research Program on Private Investment and the Environment

John Grim, Ph.D., Senior Lecturer and Senior Research Scholar in Religion and Ecology; Senior Research Scholar, Divinity School; Senior Lecturer in Religious Studies; and Coordinator, Forum on Religion and Ecology

William Lauenroth, Ph.D., Professor in the Practice

Simon A. Queenborough, M.Sc., Ph.D., Lecturer and Research Scientist; and Mrs. John Musser Director, Tropical Resources Institute

Jonathan D. Reuning-Scherer, Ph.D., Senior Lecturer in Statistics

Mary Evelyn Tucker, Ph.D., Senior Lecturer and Senior Research Scholar in Religion and Ecology; Senior Research Scholar, Divinity School; Senior Lecturer in Religious Studies; and Coordinator, Forum on Religion and Ecology

Research Faculty

Giuseppe Amatulli, Ph.D., Research Scientist

Evan Beach, Ph.D., Associate Research Scientist

Stefano Carattini, Ph.D., Associate Research Scientist

Sir Peter Crane, Ph.D., Senior Research Scientist

L. Kealoha Freidenburg, Ph.D., Research Scientist and Lecturer

Helen Gichohi, Ph.D., Associate Research Scientist and Dorothy S. McCluskey Fellow in Conservation

Helle Gronli, M.S., Associate Research Scientist

Natalie Kofler, Ph.D., Associate Research Scientist

Anthony Leiserowitz, Ph.D., Senior Research Scientist and Lecturer; and Director, Yale Project on Climate Change Communication

Reid J. Lifset, M.S., M.P.P.M., Research Scholar; Associate Director, Industrial Environmental Management Program; and Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Industrial Ecology

Jennifer Marlon, Ph.D., Research Scientist

Michael A. Mendez, Ph.D., James and Mary Pinchot Fellow in Sustainability Studies; and Associate Research Scientist and Lecturer

Florencia Montagnini, M.S., Ph.D., Senior Research Scientist; and Director, Program in Tropical Forestry of the Global Institute of Sustainable Forestry

Barbara Reck, D.Env.Eng., Senior Research Scientist

Natalie Marie Schultz, Ph.D., Associate Research Scientist

Jiyoung Son, Ph.D., Associate Research Scientist

Talbot Trotter III, Ph.D., Associate Research Scientist

Stephen Wood, M.E.Sc., Ph.D., Associate Research Scientist

Visiting Faculty, Adjunct Faculty, and Faculty with Primary Appointments Elsewhere

Jessica Bacher, J.D., Lecturer

Maureen Burke, M.B.A., Lecturer

Richard Burroughs, Ph.D., Professor Adjunct of Coastal Science and Policy

Douglas C. Daly, Ph.D., Professor Adjunct

Mary Beth Decker, Ph.D., Lecturer

Ona Ferguson, M.E.M., Lecturer

Michael Ferrucci, Ph.D., Lecturer

Dominick Grant, M.E.M., M.B.A., Lecturer

Daniel Gross, M.E.M., M.B.A., Lecturer

Angel Hsu, Ph.D., Assistant Professor Adjunct

Lawrence Kelly, Ph.D., Associate Professor Adjunct

Verlyn Klinkenborg, Ph.D., Lecturer

David Kooris, M.A., Lecturer

Lin Heng Lye, LL.M., Visiting Associate Professor

Fabian Michelangeli, Ph.D., Assistant Professor Adjunct

Lawrence Reilly, J.D., Lecturer

Kristin Reynolds, Ph.D., Lecturer

Nicholas Robinson, J.D., Professor Adjunct

Marjorie Shansky, J.D., Lecturer

Deborah Spalding, M.A., M.B.A., M.F., Lecturer

C. Dana Tomlin, Ph.D., Professor Adjunct

Mark Turin, Ph.D., Visiting Associate Professor

Ina Vandebroek, Ph.D., Lecturer

Amy Vedder, Ph.D., Lecturer

A. William Weber, Ph.D., Lecturer

Peter Yost, M.S., Lecturer

Secondary Appointments

Susan Biniaz, J.D., Visiting Lecturer in Law

Ruth Elaine Blake, M.S., Ph.D., Professor of Geology and Geophysics; and Professor of Chemical Engineering

Adalgisa (Gisella) Caccone, M.S., Ph.D., Senior Research Scientist and Lecturer in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Todd Cort, Ph.D., Lecturer, School of Management

Anna Dyson, M.A., Hines Professor of Architectural Design

Menachem Elimelech, Ph.D., Roberto C. Goizueta Professor of Chemical & Environmental Engineering

E. Donald Elliott, J.D., Professor Adjunct of Law

Eduardo Fernandez-Duque, M.S., Ph.D., Professor of Anthropology

Drew R. Gentner, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Chemical & Environmental Engineering

Walter Jetz, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Jaehong Kim, Ph.D., Barton L. Weller Professor of Chemical & Environmental Engineering

Douglas A. Kysar, J.D., Joseph M. Field ’55 Professor of Law, Law School

Brian P. Leaderer, Ph.D., Susan Dwight Bliss Professor of Epidemiology (Environmental Health), School of Public Health

William Nordhaus, Ph.D., Sterling Professor of Economics

Jeffrey Powell, Ph.D., Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology; and Professor of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases)

Eric Sargis, Ph.D., Professor of Anthropology; and Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

James C. Scott, Ph.D., Sterling Professor of Political Science; Professor in the Institution for Social and Policy Studies; and Professor of Anthropology

Joseph Shapiro, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Economics

Kalyanakrishnan Sivaramakrishnan, Ph.D., Dinakar Singh Professor of India and South Asia Studies; and Professor of Anthropology

Ronald B. Smith, Ph.D., Damon Wells Professor of Geology and Geophysics; and Professor of Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science

A. Carla Staver, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Harvey Weiss, Ph.D., Professor of Near Eastern Archaeology

Ernesto Zedillo, Ph.D., Professor in the Field of International Economics and International Relations; and Frederick Iseman ’74 Director of Yale Center for the Study of Globalization

Center, Program, and Research Staff

Amy Badner, Senior Administrative Assistant, Yale Center for Business and the Environment

Katherine Marie Beechen, M.F., Greenskills Manager, Urban Resources Initiative

Charles Bettigole, M.S., Program Manager, UCross

Gillian Bloomfield, M.F.S., Online Training Coordinator, Environmental Leadership and Training Program

Laurie Bozzuto, B.A., Senior Administrative Assistant, Yale Center for Business and the Environment and Yale Project on Climate Change Communication

Karin Bucht, M.F., Online Education Associate, Environmental Leadership and Training Program

Kimberly Rachel Chapman, B.A., Research Assistant, Center for Green Chemistry and Green Engineering

Tiffany Chiappetta, B.S., Senior Administrator, Yale Center for Environmental Law and Policy

Philip Coish, Ph.D., Program Manager, Molecular Design Research Network

Judy Crocker, B.A., Senior Administrative Assistant, Center for Industrial Ecology

Stuart DeCew, M.E.M., M.B.A., Program Director, Yale Center for Business and the Environment

Michelle Collette Downey, M.S., Assistant Director, UCross

Gary Dunning, M.F., Executive Director, The Forests Dialogue

Andrew Feierman, B.A., Research Associate, Hsu Laboratory

Lisa Fernandez, M.E.S., Associate Director, Yale Project on Climate Change Communication

Eric Fine, M.E.Sc., Project Manager, Yale Project on Climate Change Communication

Heather Fitzgerald, B.A., Program Manager, Yale Center for Business and the Environment

Eva Garen, Ph.D., Program Director, Environmental Leadership and Training Initiative

Edward Gordon, M.S., Ph.D., Editor, Journal of Industrial Ecology

Katherine Hollins, M.S., Program Manager, SFFI

Diana Jones, B.S., Program Manager, SEARCH Center

Desiree Lopes, M.E.M., M.B.A., Program Manager, Environmental Leadership and Training Initiative

Karolina Mellor, Ph.D., Senior Administrative Assistant, Center for Green Chemistry and Green Engineering

Colleen Murphy-Dunning, M.S., Center Director, Hixon Center for Urban Ecology; and Program Director, Urban Resources Initiative

Lisa O’Brien, B.A., Senior Administrative Assistant, The Forests Dialogue

Nick Olson, M.F., Yale Myers Forest Fellow

Joe Orefice, Ph.D., Director of Forest and Agricultural Operations

John Ozaksut, B.A.M., Digital Director Yale Project on Climate Change

P. Christopher Ozyck, B.S., Greenspace Manager, Urban Resources Initiative

Anna Ruth Pickett, M.E.Sc., Development and Outreach Manager, Urban Resources Initiative

Stephen Prinn, Yale Myers Forest Caretaker

Meredith Reba, M.E.Sc., Research Associate, Seto Laboratory

Seth Rosenthal, Ph.D., Database Manager/Analyst, Yale Project on Climate Change Communication

Adriana Rubinstein, M.S., Lab Manager, Skelly, Schmitz, and Brodersen Labs

Anna Schuerkmann, M.S., Program Manager, Global Institute of Sustainable Forestry

Bessie Schwarz, M.E.Sc., Communications Officer, Yale Project on Climate Change Communication

Sabrina Szeto, M.F., Geospatial Analyst, Ucross

William Tisdale, Field Crew Representative, Urban Resources Initiative

Matthew Viens, M.F., Green Infrastructure Manager, Urban Resources initiative

Cassandra Walker Harvey, M.Ed., Manager, Social and Environmental Innovation Program

Ben Walter, B.A., Senior Administrative Assistant, Global Institute of Sustainable Forestry, Environmental Leadership and Training Initiative

Xinran Wang, M.A., Data Scientist, Yale Project on Climate Change Communication

Amy Weinfurter, Research Associate, Hsu Lab

Jessica Wikle, M.F., Yale Myers Forest Fellow

Administrative Staff

Mariann Adams, Administrative Assistant, Student Services and Career Development

Fawaz Alwash, B.A., Financial Assistant IV, Business Office

Raymond Andreoli, B.A., Assistant Director, Financial Aid

Katherine Bagley, M.A., M.S., Web Editor, Yale Environment 360

Elisabeth Barsa, B.A., Senior Administrative Assistant, Doctoral Program

Lisa Bassani, M.E.Sc., Assistant Director, Office of Development and Alumni Services

Emily Blakeslee, Senior Administrative Assistant, Office of Development and Alumni Services

Minna Brown, M.E.M., Director of Academic Affairs

Amelia Casey, Sponsored Projects Coordinator, Research Office

Angela Chen-Wolf, B.F.A., Design Manager

Kristen Clothier, M.F., Assistant Director, Alumni Services, Office of Development and Alumni Services

Julie Cohen, A.S., Administrative Assistant, Faculty and Administrative Support

Roger Cohn, B.A., Senior Editor, Yale Environment 360

Iris Cordero, B.S., Executive Assistant, Dean’s Office

Israel Cordero, Facilities Support, F&ES and Yale Prospect South

Danielle Dailey, M.A., Chief of Staff and Assistant Dean of Faculty Affairs

Sheila Daykin, M.B.A., Associate Director, Finance & Administration (HR)

Timothy De Cerbo, Administrative Assistant, Faculty and Administrative Support

Joanne DeBernardo, B.S., Assistant Dean, Student Services

Joseph DeLuca, Office Assistant, Facilities

Kevin Dennehy, M.A., Associate Director, Communications

Rebecca DeSalvo, M.S., Director of Enrollment Management and Diversity Initiatives, Admissions and Financial Aid

Gai Doran, M.S., Director of Research, Research Office

Kathryn Douglas, M.F.A., Senior Associate Director, Career Development Office

Thomas RaShad Easley, Ph.D., Assistant Dean of Community and Inclusion

Linda Evenson, M.E.S., Program Manager, Environmental Studies Program

Ladd Flock, M.S., Director, Career Development Office

Kristin Floyd, B.A., Director, Development, Office of Development and Alumni Services

Sean Forys, B.S., Assistant Director, Admissions and Financial Aid

Matthew Garrett, B.F.A., Director, Web Communications

Nickelle Gilbert, M.S., Office Assistant III, Business Office

Sergio Gomez, B.S., Financial Assistant IV, Business Office

Robert Hartmann, IT Support Technician, Information Technology

Dani Heller, M.S., Assistant Director of Academic and Faculty Affairs

Lauren Hurd, B.A., Development Coordinator, Office of Development and Alumni Services

Linda Jacobs, Senior Administrative Assistant, Admissions and Financial Aid

Darlene Jones, B.S., Associate Director, Finance & Administration

Lynn Kiernan, B.S., Financial Assistant IV, Business Office

Joan McDonald, Senior Administrative Assistant, Dean’s Office

Raymond McKeon, B.S., Information Technology Director, Information Technology

Cherice McNeil, M.S., Senior Administrative Assistant, Human Resources and Payroll Office

Becca Melnick, B.A., Admissions Counselor

Eleanor Migliore, M.S., M.L.S., Senior Administrative Assistant II, Faculty and Administrative Support

Kelly Molloy, Senior Administrative Assistant, Information Technology

Diana Morgan, M.S., Sponsored Projects Coordinator, Research Office

Denise Mrazik, A.S., Senior Administrative Assistant, Human Resources and Payroll Office

Erin C. Murphy, B.S., Assistant Administrator, Business Office

Jordanna Packtor, M.S., Online Education Specialist, Dean’s Office

Maya Polan, M.F.A., Assistant Director, Career Development Office

Melanie Quigley, B.S., Director, Strategic Initiatives, Dean’s Office

Rachel Radin, M.B.A., Administrative Assistant, Faculty Support

Donna Redmond-Wirkus, M.B.A., Financial Assistant IV, Business Office

Quetcy Rivas Maldonado, Senior Administrative Assistant II, Master’s Program Coordinator

Scott Rumage, Information Technology Project Supervisor, Information Technology

Jennifer Sabol, M.B.A., Budget Analyst, Business Office

Michael Sembos, B.A., Development and Alumni Services Officer, Office of Development and Alumni Services

Pamela Sheppard, M.B.A., Assistant Administrator, Business Office

Toni Ann Simiola, Academic Services Coordinator, Human Resources and Payroll Office

Michael Slattery, B.A., Web Developer, Communications

Sara Smiley Smith, M.E.Sc., M.P.H., Ph.D., Assistant Dean, Research and Sustainability

Rosanne Stoddard, Registrar

Alyssa Student, B.S., Assistant Director, Student Services

Jan Taschner, B.A., Facilities Superintendent, F&ES and Yale Prospect South

Veronica Taylor, A.S., Administrative Assistant, Faculty and Administrative Support

Jennifer Truong, B.A., Accountant II, Business Office

Cristina Angela Violano, B.A., Administrative Assistant, Student Services and Career Development

William Walker, Computer/Media Technician, Information Technology

Susan Wells, B.S., C.P.A., Regional Director of Finance & Administration

Timothy White, M.E.M., Assistant Administrator, Business Office 

Donna Rochelle Williams, M.B.A., Financial Assistant IV, Business Office