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Environmental Science Program

Physical Address:
975 W. 6th Street
Moscow, Idaho

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1139
Moscow, ID 83844-1139

Phone: 208-885-6113

Email: envs@uidaho.edu

Web: College of Natural Resources

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Our People

Vacant

Director of Environmental Science Program

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Elise Kokenge

Administrative Specialist

CNR 15

208-885-7911

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Department of Natural Resources and Society

Department of Agricultural and Extension Education

Timothy G. Ewers

Extension 4-H Youth Development Specialist

College of Agricultural Life Sciences

Richard Allen

Professor, Water Resources Engineering

Nilsa Bosque-Pérez

University Distinguished Professor

Ag Biotech, Room 107

208-885-7544

nbosque@uidaho.edu

Erin Brooks

Associate Professor

James Martin Lab 78

208-885-6562

ebrooks@uidaho.edu

Allan Caplan

Associate Professor

Ag Science, Room 231

208-885-9441

acaplan@uidaho.edu

Erin Chapman

Clinical Associate Professor

Niccolls Building, Room 108C

208-885-6789

chapman@uidaho.edu

Chen Lide

Associate Professor, Waste Management Engineer

Evergreen Building, Room B47

208-736-3615

lchen@uidaho.edu

Stephen Cook

Professor

Ag Science, Room 233

208-885-2722

stephenc@uidaho.edu

Sanford Eigenbrode

University Distinguished Professor

Ag Science, Room 235

208-885-2972

sanforde@uidaho.edu

Robert Heinse

Associate Professor

Ag Science, Room 113

208-885-5208

rheinse@uidaho.edu

Lorie Higgins

Extension Specialist, Professor

Ag Science, Room 24

208-669-1480

higgins@uidaho.edu

Jodi Johnson-Maynard

Department Head and Professor

Ag Science, Room 242A

208-885-9245

jmaynard@uidaho.edu

Zachary Kayler

Assistant Professor

Ag Science, Room 114

208-885-5616

zkayler@uidaho.edu

Katherine Lee

Assistant Professor

Ag Science, Room 29

208-885-5527

katherinelee@uidaho.edu

Alexander Maas

Assistant Professor

Ag Science, Room 39C

208-885-5786

alexmaas@uidaho.edu

Robert Mahler

Professor — Soil, Water and Environmental Sciences

Boise Water Center, Suite 120L

208-885-7025

bmahler@uidaho.edu

Greg Moller

Professor

FRC, Room 204a

208-885-2567

gmoller@uidaho.edu

Matthew Morra

Professor, Soil Biochemistry

Ag Science, Room 110

208-885-6315

mmorra@uidaho.edu

Howard Neibling

Associate Professor, Extension Specialist — Water Management Engineer

Annex, Room 122

208-308-5192

hneiblin@uidaho.edu

Ag Science, Room 317

208-885-9246

tprather@uidaho.edu

Jae Ryu

Soil and Water Systems Department

Jae Hyeon Ryu

Darin Saul

Director, Grant and Project Development

Ag Science, Room 308a

208-885-0321

dsaul@uidaho.edu

Ag Science, Room 237

208-885-9319

markschw@uidaho.edu

Daniel Strawn

Professor, Environmental Soil Chemistry

Ag Science, Room 117

208-885-2713

dgstrawn@uidaho.edu

Philip Watson

Associate Professor

Ag Science, Room 30

208-962-1312

pwatson@uidaho.edu

College of Art and Architecture

Gary Austin

Professor

AA 211

208-885-7448

gaustin@uidaho.edu

Rula Awwad-Rafferty

Program Head Interior Architecture and Design, Professor

AA 306

208-885-6832

rulaa@uidaho.edu

Stephen R. Drown

Professor Emeritus

Bruce Haglund

Distinguished Professor

AAS 306

208-885-5740

bhaglund@uidaho.edu

Xiao Hu

Associate Professor

AAS 308

208-885-6850

xiaoh@uidaho.edu

Jaap Vos

Program Head Bioregional Planning and Community Design, Professor

UDC 390C, Boise

208-364-4595

jvos@uidaho.edu

College of Business and Economics

Marla Kraut

Accounting Department Head and Associate Professor

125 J.A. Albertson Building

208-885-7116

marlam@uidaho.edu

John Lawrence

Professor of Business

215 J.A. Albertson Building

208-885-5821

jjl@uidaho.edu

George Tanner

Idaho Entrepreneur Director and Senior Instructor- Entrepreneurship

332 J.A. Albertson Building

208-885-6475

gtanner@uidaho.edu

College of Education, Health and Human Sciences

Ann Brown, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Director of the Human Performance Laboratory, Exercise, Sport, and Health Sciences

PEB 104

208-885-7986

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Anne Liu Kern, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

CDA Harbor Center

208-292-1402

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Brant G. Miller, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Science Education

College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences

Romauld Afatchao

Clinical Professor, Associate Director

329 Administration Building

208-885-5735

afatchao@uidaho.edu

Bert Baumgaertner

Associate Professor of Philosophy

322A Administration Building

208-885-5997

bbaum@uidaho.edu

Brian A. Ellison

Professor of Politics and Public Administration

302A Administration Building

208-885-6178

bellison@uidaho.edu

Rodney Frey

Professor Emeritus of Ethnography

Phinney Hall 116

208-885-6268

rfrey@uidaho.edu

Leontina Hormel

Professor and Director of the Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies Program

Phinney Hall 310

208-885-6735

lhormel@uidaho.edu

Dilshani Sarathchandra

Assistant Professor

Phinney Hall 114

208-885-6664

dilshanis@uidaho.edu

Manoj K. Shrestha

Associate Professor of Political Science

321 Administration Building

208-885-0530

mks@uidaho.edu

Adam Sowards

Professor; Director, Program in Pacific Northwest Studies

319 Admin.

208-885-0529

asowards@uidaho.edu

College of Natural Resources

Jocelyn Aycrigg, Ph.D.

Assistant Research Professor

414 Phinney Hall

208-885-3901

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Department of Fish and Wildlife

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Dennis Becker, Ph.D.

Dean and Professor of Natural Resource Policy

CNR 202C

208-885-6442

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Department of Natural Resources and Society

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Luigi Boschetti, Ph.D.

Professor of Remote Sensing

CNR 203E

208-885-6508

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Department of Natural Resources and Society

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Randall Brooks, Ph.D.

Extension Professor of Forestry and Extension Forestry Specialist

CNR 102B

208-885-6356

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Department of Forest, Rangeland and Fire Sciences

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Kenneth Cain, Ph.D.

Professor of Aquaculture and Fish Health, Associate Director of the Aquaculture Research Institute

CNR 105D

208-885-7608

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Department of Fish and Wildlife Sciences

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Christopher Caudill, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Fisheries

CNR 105C

208-885-7614

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Department of Fish and Wildlife Sciences

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Teresa Cavazos Cohn, Ph.D.

Research Assistant Professor

McCall Field Campus

406-223-3862

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Department of Natural Resources and Society

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Mark Coleman, Ph.D.

Professor of Forestry and Director of the Intermountain Forest Tree Nutrition Cooperative

CNR 102A

208-885-7604

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Department of Forest, Rangeland and Fire Sciences

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Steven B. Daley-Laursen, Ph.D.

Professor of Society and Natural Resources

CNR 19G

208-885-5804

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Department of Natural Resources and Society

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Jan U.H. Eitel, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

McCall Field Campus

208-596-9277

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Department of Natural Resources and Society

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Karla Eitel, Ph.D.

Associate Research Professor of Natural Resource Conservation and Director of Education, McCall Outdoor Science School

McCall Field Campus

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Department of Natural Resources and Society

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Jo Ellen Force, Ph.D.

Professor Emerita of Forest Policy

CNR 17E

208-885-7952

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Department of Forest, Rangeland and Fire Sciences

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Paul Gessler, Ph.D.

Professor of Remote Sensing and Geospatial Ecology

CNR 17C

208-885-2595

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Department of Forest, Rangeland and Fire Sciences

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Sophie Gilbert, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Wildlife Ecology and Management

CNR 104D

208-885-8605

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Department of Fish and Wildlife Sciences

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Tara Hudiburg, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

CNR 204B

208-885-7044

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Department of Forest, Rangeland and Fire Sciences

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April Hulet, Ph.D.

Research Assistant Professor of Rangeland Ecology and Management and Extension Specialist

Idaho Water Center 221

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Department of Forest, Rangeland and Fire Sciences

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Tracey Johnson, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Wildlife Habitat Ecology in Rangeland Systems

CNR 105A

208-885-7120

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Department of Fish and Wildlife Sciences

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Brian Kennedy, Ph.D.

Professor of Fishery Biology and Ecology

IRIC 316

208-885-5171

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Department of Fish and Wildlife Sciences

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AA 209

208-885-6499

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Department of Forest, Rangeland and Fire Sciences

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Leda Kobziar, Ph.D.

Associate Clinical Professor of Wildland Fire Science and Director, MNR Program

CNR 17

208-885-0118

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Department of Natural Resources and Society

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Crystal A. Kolden, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

CNR 204D

208-885-6018

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Department of Forest, Rangeland and Fire Sciences

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Greg Latta, Ph.D.

Assistant Research Professor of Forest Economics and Interim Director of Policy Analysis Group

CNR 17B

541-619-9212

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Department of Natural Resources and Society

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Karen Launchbaugh, Ph.D.

Professor of Rangeland Ecology and Director of the U of I Rangeland Center

CNR 205B

208-885-4394

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Department of Forest, Rangeland and Fire Sciences

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Timothy E. Link, Ph.D.

Professor of Hydrology

CNR 203B

208-885-9465

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Department of Forest, Rangeland and Fire Sciences

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Ryan Long, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Wildlife Sciences

CNR 103C

208-885-7225

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Department of Fish and Wildlife Sciences

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Armando McDonald, Ph.D.

Professor of Renewable Materials Chemistry

CNR 102D

208-885-9454

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Department of Forest, Rangeland and Fire Sciences

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Arjan Meddens, Ph.D.

Research Assistant Professor of Environmental Science

CNR 17D

208-885-7428

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Department of Natural Resources and Society

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Andrew Nelson, Ph.D.

Tom A. Alberg and Judith Beck Endowed Chair of Native Plant Regeneration and Assistant Professor

CNR 102C

208-885-1004

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Department of Forest, Rangeland and Fire Sciences

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George Newcombe, Ph.D.

Professor of Forest Resources

CNR 203D

208-885-5289

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Department of Forest, Rangeland and Fire Sciences

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Travis Paveglio, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Natural Resource Sociology

CNR 19I

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Department of Natural Resources and Society

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Janet Rachlow, Ph.D.

Professor of Wildlife Ecology

CNR 105B

208-885-9328

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Department of Fish and Wildlife Sciences

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R. Robberecht, Ph.D.

Professor of Physiological Ecology

CNR 205A

208-885-7404

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Department of Forest, Rangeland and Fire Sciences

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David Roon, Ph.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor of Ecology and Conservation Biology

CNR 105G

208-885-0129

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Department of Natural Resources and Society

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Dennis Scarnecchia, Ph.D.

Professor of Fishery Resources

Phinney Hall 315

208-885-5981

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Department of Fish and Wildlife Sciences

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Alistair MS Smith, Ph.D.

Interim Associate Dean of Research and Graduate Studies, and Professor of Wildland Fire Science and Combustion Physics

CNR 204C

208-885-1009

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Department of Forest, Rangeland, and Fire Sciences,
Idaho Fire Institute for Research and Education

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Eva Strand, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Rangeland Ecology and Management

CNR 205C

208-885-5779

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Department of Forest, Rangeland and Fire Sciences

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Kerri Vierling, Ph.D.

Professor of Wildlife Resources

208-885-5378

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Department of Fish and Wildlife Sciences

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Lee Vierling, Ph.D.

Professor of Global Ecology and Department Head, Natural Resources and Society, and Executive Director, McCall Field Campus and MOSS

CNR 19

208-669-1794

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Department of Natural Resources and Society

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Lisette Waits, Ph.D.

Distinguished Professor of Wildlife Resources and Department Head of Fish and Wildlife Sciences

CNR 103D

208-885-7823

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Department of Fish and Wildlife Sciences

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Chloe B. Wardropper, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Human Dimensions of Ecosystem Management

CNR 19H

208-885-7528

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Department of Natural Resources and Society

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Frank Wilhelm, Ph.D.

Professor of Limnology

CNR 104D

208-885-7218

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Department of Fish and Wildlife Sciences

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Patrick Wilson, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Natural Resource Policy

CNR 19J

208-885-7431

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Department of Natural Resources and Society

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Mark Wolfenden, Ph.D.

Assistant Research Professor

208-643-3918

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Department of Natural Resources and Society

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J.D. Wulfhorst, Ph.D.

Professor of Agricultural Economics

CNR 17A

208-885-2572

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Department of Natural Resources and Society

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College of Engineering

D. Eric Aston, Ph.D.

Department Chair

McClure Hall 403B

208-885-6953

aston@uidaho.edu

Campus: Moscow
Courses: Intro to ChemE, ChemE Thermodynamics, Separation Processes, Microcosms & Nanotechnology, Applications of Nanomaterials in Biomolecular Engr., Scanning Probe Microscopy, Surface Instrumentation, Interfacial Science, ChemE Labs
Areas of Expertise: Colloids and Interfacial Phenomena, Scanning Probe Microscopy, Nanowires, Adhesion and Thin Films, Microfluidics and Chemical Sensors, Polymers and Composites, Nanotechnology

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Erik R. Coats, P.E., Ph.D.

Director, Engineering Management Program; Professor

Buchanan 129

208-885-7559

ecoats@uidaho.edu

Campus: Moscow
Courses: Fundamentals of Environmental Engineering, Water and Wastewater Systems Design I/II, Engineering Law & Contracts, Advanced Topics in Waste Management & Treatment
Areas of Expertise: Environmental Engineering

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Buchanan 100

208-885-2980

fritz@uidaho.edu

Campus: Moscow
Courses: Civil Engineering Analysis & Design, Fundamentals of Hydrologic Engineering, Humanitarian Engineering, Engineering Hydrology, Senior Design Project
Areas of Expertise: Hydrologic Engineering and Humanitarian Engineering

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James Moberly, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Buchanan 311

208-885-7705

jgmoberly@uidaho.edu

Campus: Moscow
Areas of Expertise: Interactions between heavy metals and microorganisms, Effect of metal speciation on toxicity and bioavailability in bacteria

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McClure Hall 407B

208-885-6569

pesic@uidaho.edu

Campus: Moscow
Areas of Expertise: Nanomaterials, Extractive Metallurgy, Bio-Corrosion and Remediation

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Russell Qualls, Ph.D., P.E.

Associate Professor and Idaho State Climatologist

Engineering Physics 407

208-885-6184

rqualls@uidaho.edu

Campus: Moscow
Courses: Fundamentals of Hydrologic Engineering, Northwest Climate and Water Resources Change, Irrigation System Design, Engineering Analysis and Design

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Daniele Tonina, Ph.D., P.E.

Associate Professor

Center for Ecohydraulics Research

208-364-6194

dtonina@uidaho.edu

Campus: Boise
Courses: Environmental Hydrodynamics, Aquatic Habitat Modeling, Sedimentation Engineering
Areas of Expertise: Hydrologic Engineering and Ecohydraulics

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Vivek Utgikar, Ph.D., P.E.

Professor, Associate Dean for Research and Economic Development

Buchanan 312

208-885-6970

vutgikar@uidaho.edu

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Sarah (Xiao) Wu, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Engineering Physics 404

208-885-1532

xwu@uidaho.edu

Campus: Moscow
Courses: Bioprocess Engineering
Areas of Expertise: Waste/biomass conversion for energy and chemical uses; Plasma technology for food processing, renewable energy and chemicals/materials; Advanced water and waste treatment technology; Microbiology and biochemical kinetics related to biological treatment of waste waters

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Elowyn Yager, Ph.D., P.G.

Director of Center for Ecohydraulics Research & Associate Professor

Center for Ecohydraulics Research

208-364-4935

eyager@uidaho.edu

Campus: Boise
Courses: Green Engineering of Riverine Systems, CER Keystone Course, Reading, Writing & Communicating Scientific Content, River Restoration, Fluvial Geomorphology & River Mechanics
Areas of Expertise: Fluvial Geomorphology and Ecohydraulics

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Haiyan Zhao, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Center for Advanced Energy Studies 257

208-533-8123

haiyanz@uidaho.edu

Campus: Idaho Falls
Areas of Expertise: In situ / operando study over heterogeneous catalysts, Oxidative dehydrogenation reaction for shale gas, hydrodeoxygenation/deoxygenation of biofuels, Advanced characterization techniques

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College of Science

John Abatzoglou

Associate Professor

Renfrew Hall 26

208-885-6387

ifcheng@uidaho.edu

Accepting graduate students
Research: Electrochemistry; energy storage; electronic materials

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Raymond J. Dezzani

Professor and Interim Chair

McClure Hall 305C

208-885-7360

dezzani@uidaho.edu

McClure 401C

208-885-9259

jfairley@uidaho.edu

Research: Hydrogeology
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McClure 303D

208-885-6491

dgeist@uidaho.edu

Research: Igneous Petrology, Volcanology
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Grant Harley

Assistant Professor

McClure Hall 305D

208-885-0950

gharley@uidaho.edu

Jeffrey Hicke

Associate Professor

McClure Hall 307C

208-885-6240

jhicke@uidaho.edu

Karen Humes

Professor

McClure Hall 323

208-885-6506

khumes@uidaho.edu

Jeff Langman

Assistant Professor

McClure 403D

208-885-0310

jlangman@uidaho.edu

Research: Hydrogeochemistry
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Felix Liao

Assistant Professor

McClure Hall 305A

208-885-6452

hliao@uidaho.edu

Tom Ptak

Assistant Professor

McClure Hall 405B

208-885-6238

tptak@uidaho.edu

You Qiang

Professor

Engineering-Physics 321

208-885-7558

youqiang@uidaho.edu

Research: Condensed Matter Physics
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Steven Radil

Assistant Professor

McClure Hall 305B

208-885-5058

sradil@uidaho.edu

Mines 109

208-885-5791

ksprenke@uidaho.edu

Research: Geophysics, Environmental and Planetary Science
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David Tank

Stillinger Herbarium Director, Bioinformatics & Computational Biology

Life Sciences South 346

208-885-7033

dtank@uidaho.edu

Ray von Wandruszka

Department Chair & Professor

Renfrew Hall 116 & 331

208-885-4672

rvw@uidaho.edu

Not accepting graduate students
Research: Humic materials; Archaeological chemistry

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Chien M. Wai

Professor

Renfrew Hall 101A

208-885-6787

cwai@uidaho.edu

Interested students should contact directly regarding graduate study
Research: Supercritical fluid extraction of metals and radioisotopes
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Michelle Wiest

Associate Professor

416 Brink Hall

208-885-6266

mwiest@uidaho.edu

College of Law

Barbara Cosens

Professor of Law

Menard Law Room 204

208-885-6298

bcosens@uidaho.edu

Location: Moscow
Courses Taught: Water Law I and II; Law, Science and the Environment; Water Law Practicum; Interdisciplinary Methods in Water Resources
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Dale Goble

Professor Emeritus of Law

Menard Law Room 101

208-885-4977

law-dean@uidaho.edu

Location: Statewide
Courses taught: Property, Public Lands and Resources Law, Natural Resources and Environmental Law Field Course, and Environmental Law
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Richard Seamon

Margaret Schimke Distinguished Professor of Law

Menard Law Room 210C

208-885-7061

richard@uidaho.edu

Location: Moscow
Courses taught: Administrative Law, Procedure II, Federal Courts
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Anastasia Telesetsky

Professor of Law

Menard Law Room 207

208-885-7510

atelesetsky@uidaho.edu

Location: Moscow
Courses Taught: Public International Law, Conflicts of Law, International Environmental Law, International Trade and Investment Law
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Contact Us

Environmental Science Program

Physical Address:
975 W. 6th Street
Moscow, Idaho

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1139
Moscow, ID 83844-1139

Phone: 208-885-6113

Email: envs@uidaho.edu

Web: College of Natural Resources

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