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Administration Team

Lee Vierling, Ph.D.

University Distinguished Professor, Director of the Environmental Science Program and Department Head, Natural Resources and Society

CNR 19


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Department of Natural Resources and Society

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Elise Kokenge

Administrative Specialist

CNR 15


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Department of Natural Resources and Society

Alice Allen

Director, Student Recruitment/Engagement

Alice Allen


Campus: Idaho Falls

Debbie Caudle

Student Services Coordinator

1784 Science Center Drive


Campus: Idaho Falls

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Core Faculty

Romuald Afatchao

Clinical Professor, Associate Director

329 Administration Building


Rula Awwad-Rafferty

Program Head Interior Architecture and Design, Professor

AA 306


Erin Brooks

Associate Professor, Agricultural Engineer

James Martin Building, Room 78


Dylan Hedden-Nicely

Associate Professor of Law, Director, Native American Law Program

Menard Law Room 206


Jeffrey Hicke


McClure Hall 307C


Brant G. Miller, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Science Education

Jaap Vos, Ph.D.

Professor of Planning and Natural Resources

Water Center 242G


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Department of Natural Resources and Society

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Sarah (Xiao) Wu, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Engineering Physics 404


Environmental Science Affiliate Faculty

College of Agricultural and Life Sciences

College of Art and Architecture

College of Business and Economics

  • Marla Kraut, Accounting Department Head and Associate Professor
  • George Tanner, Idaho Entrepreneur Director and Senior Instructor- Entrepreneurship

College of Education, Health and Human Sciences

  • Ann Brown, Assistant Professor, Director of the Human Performance Laboratory, Exercise, Sport, and Health Sciences
  • Anne Kern, Associate Professor
  • Brant Miller, Associate Professor, Science Education

College of Engineering

College of Law

College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences

College of Natural Resources

  • Jocelyn Aycrigg, Assistant Research Professor
  • Dennis Becker, Dean and Professor of Natural Resource Policy
  • Luigi Boschetti, Professor of Remote Sensing
  • Randall Brooks, Extension Professor of Forestry and Extension Forestry Specialist
  • Kenneth Cain, Professor of Aquaculture and Fish Health, Associate Director of the Aquaculture Research Institute
  • Chris Caudill, Associate Professor of Fisheries
  • Teresa Cohn, Research Assistant Professor
  • Mark Coleman, Professor of Forestry and Director of the Intermountain Forest Tree Nutrition Cooperative
  • Jan Eitel, Assistant Professor
  • Karla Eitel, Associate Research Professor of Natural Resource Conservation and Director of Education, McCall Outdoor Science School
  • Mary Engels, Assistant Professor
  • Paul Gessler, Professor of Remote Sensing and Geospatial Ecology
  • Sophie Gilbert, Assistant Professor of Wildlife Ecology and Management
  • Tara Hudiburg, Associate Professor
  • April Hulet, Research Assistant Professor of Rangeland Ecology and Management and Extension Specialist
  • Tracey Johnson, Director of Research, Rinker Rock Creek Ranch; Assistant Professor of Wildlife Habitat Ecology in Rangeland Systems
  • Brian Kennedy, Professor of Fishery Biology and Ecology
  • Leda Kobziar, Associate Professor of Wildland Fire Science and Director, MNR Program
  • Greg Latta, Assistant Research Professor of Forest Economics and Interim Director of Policy Analysis Group
  • Karen Launchbaugh, Professor of Rangeland Ecology and Director of the U of I Rangeland Center
  • Tim Link, Professor of Hydrology
  • Armando McDonald, Professor of Renewable Materials Chemistry
  • Andrew Nelson, Tom A. Alberg and Judith Beck Endowed Chair of Native Plant Regeneration and Assistant Professor
  • George Newcombe, Professor of Forest Resources
  • Travis Paveglio, Assistant Professor of Natural Resource Sociology
  • Janet Rachlow, Professor of Wildlife Ecology
  • David Roon, Clinical Assistant Professor of Ecology and Conservation Biology
  • Dennis Scarnecchia, Professor of Fishery Resources
  • Alistair Smith, Professor of Wildland Fire Science and Combustion Physics
  • Eva Strand, Associate Professor of Rangeland Ecology and Management
  • Kerri Vierling, Director of CNR Graduate Studies, Professor of Wildlife Resources
  • Lee Vierling, University Distinguished Professor, Director of the Environmental Science Program and Department Head, Natural Resources and Society
  • Jaap Vos, Professor
  • Lisette Waits, Distinguished Professor of Wildlife Resources and Department Head of Fish and Wildlife Sciences
  • Kenny Wallen, Assistant Professor of Human Dimensions of Fish and Wildlife
  • Chloe Wardropper, Assistant Professor of Human Dimensions of Ecosystem Management
  • Frank Wilhelm, Professor of Limnology and Associate Director, Center for Research on Invasive Species
  • Patrick Wilson, Associate Professor of Natural Resource Policy
  • Mark Wolfenden, Assistant Research Professor
  • JD Wulfhorst, Professor of Rural Sociology and Environmental Science

College of Science

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


Web: College of Natural Resources

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