Faculty Directory

The Department of Environment and Sustainability has assembled a dynamic and broad group of faculty from across the disciplines... From Anthropology to Zoology!

Richelle Allen-King.

415 Cooke Hall

Phone: (716) 645-4287

richelle@buffalo.edu

Professor
Department of Geology
College of Arts and Sciences
Professor
Department of Environment and Sustainability
College of Arts and Sciences

Research Areas: Hydrogeochemistry, biogeochemistry, glacial chemistry

Josephine.

246 Center for the Arts

Phone: (716) 645-0937

jranstey@buffalo.edu

Associate Professor
Department of Media Study
College of Arts and Sciences
Associate Professor
Department of Environment and Sustainability
College of Arts and Sciences

Research areas: Electronic Literature, Media and Environment, Media and Gender, Cognition & Consciousness, Speculative Fiction

Mary Bisson.

623 Hochstetter Hall

Phone: (716) 645-4978

bisson@buffalo.edu

Professor
Director of Biology MA
Department of Biological Sciences
College of Arts and Sciences
Director of Graduate Studies
Department of Environment and Sustainability
College of Arts and Sciences

Research Areas: Plant biology: responses to environmental stress

Holly Buck.

602 Clemens Hall

Phone: (716) 645-6777

hbuck2@buffalo.edu

Assistant Professor
Department of Environment and Sustainability
College of Arts and Sciences

Research Areas: Climate change, global environmental governance, environmental policy, science and technology studies, public participation in emerging technologies

Tim Chevral.

363 Richmond, Bldg 4

Phone: (716) 645-0408

tt27@buffalo.edu

Professor
Department of Anthropology
College of Arts and Sciences
Professor
Department of Environment and Sustainability
College of Arts and Sciences

Research Areas: Archaeological theory; complex societies; colonialism; ethnicity and identity; conflict and conflict resolution; political ecology; pastoralism; agricultural intensification; landscape archaeology; regional analysis; ethnohistory; archaeological chemistry; European archaeology; Iron Age, Medieval, and Early Modern Scandinavia and Ireland

Sandy Geffner.

605 Clemens Hall

Phone: (716) 645-4481

igeffne@buffalo.edu

Envriomental Studies Program Coordinator
Director of Internships and Experiential Learning
Department of Enivroment and Sustainability
College of Arts and Sciences

Research Areas: Field and Natural History Studies

Nick Henshue.

607 Clemens Hall

Phone: (716) 645-4869

njhenshu@buffalo.edu

Clinical Assistant Professor
Director of Undergraduate Studies
Department of Enivroment and Sustainability
College of Arts and Sciences

Research Areas: Restoration Ecology, Soil ecology, Undergraduate education, K–12 outreach.

Chris Larsen.

124 Wilkeson Quad

Phone: (716) 645-0488

larsen@buffalo.edu

Professor
Interim Chair
Department of Geography
College of Arts and Sciences
Professor
Department of Environment and Sustainability
College of Arts and Sciences

Research Areas: conservation biogeography, forest ecology, historical ecology, Native American impacts, wildfire.

Howard Lasker.

602 Clemens Hall

Phone: (716) 645-6777

hlasker@buffalo.edu

Professor
Department Chair
Department of Environment and Sustainability
College of Arts and Sciences
Professor
Department of Geology
College of Arts and Sciences

Research Areas: Population Ecology, Coral Reef Organisms

Chris Lowry.

413 Cooke Hall

Phone: (716) 645-4266

cslowry@buffalo.edu

Associate Professor
Department of Geology
College of Arts and Sciences
Associate Professor
Department of Environment and Sustainability
College of Arts and Sciences

Research Areas: Physical hydrogeology, Groundwater flow, Citizen Science

Scott Mackay.

113 Wilkeson Quad

Phone: (716) 645-0477

dsmackay@buffalo.edu

Professor
Department of Geography
College of Arts and Sciences
Professor
Department of Environment and Sustainability
College of Arts and Sciences

Research Areas: Ecohydrology; Land surface hydrology; Hydrologic and ecosystem modeling; GIS; Remote sensing

Emily Reisman.

602 Clemens Hall

Phone: (716) 645-6777

ereisman@buffalo.edu

Assistant Professor
Department of Environment and Sustainability
College of Arts and Sciences

Research Areas: Sustainable agriculture & food systems; political ecology; science & technology studies; more-than-human geography; hydrosocial systems

Adam Rome.

609 Clemens Hall

Phone: (716) 645-8665

Fax: (716) 645-6737

adamrome@buffalo.edu

Professor
Department of Environment and Sustainability
College of Arts and Sciences

Research Areas: The history of environmental activism, business and the environment, sustainability, urban and suburban environments, environmental non-fiction.

609 Clemens Hall

Phone: (716) 645-8665

Fax: (716) 645-6737

adamrome@buffalo.edu

Craig.

603 Clemens Hall

Phone: (716) 645-3169

ct55@buffalo.edu

Clinical Assistant Professor
Advisor, Graduate Sustainability Programs
Department of Environment and Sustainability
College of Arts and Sciences

Research Areas: Sustainability studies, sustainability history, environmental humanities, environmental studies, socio-ecological systems, climate action planning, “wicked” problems, transdisciplinary education

D. Marie Weide.

601 Clemens Hall

Phone: (716) 645-6115

dmweide@buffalo.edu

Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Enivroment and Sustainability
College of Arts and Sciences

Specialties: Diatoms; Palaeoecology; Palaeolimnology; Palaeontology

Adam Wilson.

120 Wilkeson Quad

Phone: (716) 645-0502

adamw@buffalo.edu

Assistant Professor
Department of Geography
College of Arts and Sciences
Assistant Professor
Department of Environment and Sustainability
College of Arts and Sciences

Research Areas: Ecological impacts of global environmental change; Species distributions; Ecosystem resilience; Climate change; Bayesian modeling

Janet Yang.

329 Baldy Hall

Phone: (716) 645-1169

zyang5@buffalo.edu

Associate Professor
Department of Communication
College of Arts and Sciences
Associate Professor
Department of Environment and Sustainability
College of Arts and Sciences

Research Areas: Science, Health, Environmental, and Risk Communication

Affiliated Faculty

Picture of Diana Aga.

611 Natural Sciences Complex

Phone: (716) 645-4220

dianaaga@buffalo.edu

Professor
Department of Chemistry
College of Arts and Sciences

Research Areas: Environmental and Analytical Chemistry: Fate and transport of emerging contaminants and endocrine disrupting chemicals; treatment of pharmaceuticals and personal care products in wastewater; environmental impacts of engineered nanomaterials; bioaccumulation of brominated flame retardants.

611 Natural Sciences Complex

Phone: (716) 645-4220

dianaaga@buffalo.edu

Carol Berman.

165 Spaulding Quad Bldg 6

Phone: (716) 645-0429

cberman@buffalo.edu

Professor Emeritus
Department of Anthropology
College of Arts and Sciences
Professor Emeritus
Department of Environment and Sustainability
College of Arts and Sciences

Research Areas: Primate social behavior; Parent-offspring relationships; Animal behavior; Evolution of behavior; Kinship; Conflict management; Ethological methods.

Susan Clark.

837 Clemens Hall

Phone: (71) 645-1403

sclark1@buffalo.edu

Director
Sustainability Initiative
College of Arts and Sciences

Research Interests: Dr. Clark's expertise and experience span the topics of sustainability education, climate change policy, sustainable development and resilient infrastructure systems. Clark’s current research focuses on quantifying the social burden of power outages due to natural disasters and extreme events.

MAC.

447 Hochstetter Hall

Phone: (716) 645-4871

coffroth@buffalo.edu

Research Professor
Department of Geology
College of Arts and Sciences
Research Professor
Department of Environment and Sustainability
College of Arts and Sciences

Research Areas: Evolutionary biology and Ecology, population biology of marine invertebrates, population dynamics of endosymbiotic dinoflagellates

Micheal Dent.

B76 Park Hall

Phone: (716) 645-0266

mdent@buffalo.edu

Professor
Director of Undergraduate Studies
Department of Psychology
College of Arts and Sciences

Research Interests: Behavioral and physiological measures of the perception of complex auditory stimuli in birds and mammals

John Fiege.

243 Center for the Arts

Phone: (716) 645-0943

Fax: (716) 645-6979

jfiege@buffalo.edu

Assistant Professor
Department of Media Study
College of Arts and Sciences

243 Center for the Arts

Phone: (716) 645-0943

Fax: (716) 645-6979

jfiege@buffalo.edu

Omer Gokcumen.

H532 Hochstetter Hall

Phone: (716) 645-4937

omergokc@buffalo.edu

Assistant Professor
Department of Biological Sciences
College of Arts and Sciences

Research Interests: Human and primate evolution, ancient humans (including Neanderthals and Denisovans), anthropological genomics

Trina Hamilton.

118 Wilkeson Quad

Phone: (716) 645-0482

trinaham@buffalo.edu

Associate Professor
Department of Geography
College of Arts and Sciences
Co-Director
UB Center for Trade, Environment and Development

Research Topics: Corporate social and environmental responsibility; Global governance; International trade

Trevor.

533 Hochstetter Hall

Phone: (716) 645-4934

tkrabben@buffalo.edu

Assistant Professor
Department of Biological Sciences
College of Arts and Sciences
Stephen Lycett.

377 Spaulding, Bldg 4

Phone: (716) 645-8969

sjlycett@buffalo.edu

Associate Professor
Department of Anthropology
College of Arts and Sciences

Research Topics: Evolutionary Anthropology; Physical Anthropology; Cultural Transmission; Human Evolution; Social Learning; Lithic Analysis; Experiments

Carine Mardorossian.

541 Clemens Hall

Phone: (716) 645-0711

cmardoro@buffalo.edu

Professor
Department of English
College of Arts and Sciences
Sue.

201A Health Sciences Building

Canisius College

Phone: (716) 888-2773

margulis@canisius.edu

Chair, Animal Behavior, Ecology, and Conservation
Professor, Biology
Animal Behavior, Ecology, and Conservation
Canisius College
Professor
Department of Environment and Sustainability
College of Arts and Sciences

Research Areas: Animal Behavior, Ecology, Conservation, Primatology.

201A Health Sciences Building

Canisius College

Phone: (716) 888-2773

margulis@canisius.edu

Eduardo Mercado.

350 Park Hall

Phone: (716) 645-0231

emiii@buffalo.edu

Professor
Cognitive Area Head
Department of Psychology
College of Arts and Sciences
Director
Center for Cognitive Science
College of Arts and Sciences

Research Interests: Animal Cognition; Vocal Behavior of Vertebrates; Learning and Plasticity

Matthew Paul.

319 Hochstetter Hall

Phone: (716) 645-0281

mjpaul@buffalo.edu

Assistant Professor
Department of Psychology
College of Arts and Sciences

Research Interests: Neuroendocrine regulation of reproductive and social development; biological rhythms; sex differences

Stephanie Poindexter.

161 Spaulding Quad Bldg 6

sapoinde@buffalo.edu

Assistant Professor
Department of Anthropology
College of Arts and Sciences

Research Topics: Biological Anthropology; Movement Ecology; Primate Behavioral Ecology; Primate Evolution; Primate Conservation; Sensory Evolution

Nick Rajkovich.

316 Hayes Hall

University at Buffalo South Campus

Phone: (716) 829-6910

rajkovic@buffalo.edu

Assistant Professor
School of Architecture and Planning

Selected Activities, Honors and Awards: U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon Competition, Irvine, California, 2015. (Martha Bohm, P.I.) - 2nd Place overall (941.191/1000 points possible) - 1st Place in the Comfort Zone, Commuting, and Energy Balance contests

316 Hayes Hall

University at Buffalo South Campus

Phone: (716) 829-6910

rajkovic@buffalo.edu

Ann-Marie Torregrossa.

B74 Park Hall

Phone: (716) 645-0354

amtorreg@buffalo.edu

Assistant Professor
Department of Psychology
College of Arts and Sciences

Research Interests: Taste; feeding; food choice

Noreen von Cramon-Taubadel.

166 Spaulding, Bldg 6

Phone: (716) 645-0430

noreenvo@buffalo.edu

Associate Professor
Department of Anthropology
College of Arts and Sciences

Research Topics: Biological Anthropology; Human Evolution; Evolutionary Morphology; Modern Human Variation; Craniometrics; Geometric Morphometrics