The faculty of the MNR graduate program

The faculty in the MNR graduate program is an interdisciplinary group of scholars with expertise in a variety of natural resource fields. Additional faculty may serve as ad hoc members of the MNR faculty. All departments of the College of Natural Resources are represented by on the MNR faculty. Students in the MNR graduate program work with a faculty advisor during their program. Members of the MNR faculty evaluate students during their final presentation and defense.

The interdisciplinary faculty

Professor R. Robberecht, Director
Forest, Rangeland, & Fire Sciences
Ecophysiology & ecology

Professor Randy Brooks
Forest, Rangeland, & Fire Sciences
Extension forestry

Professor Jo Ellen Force
Forest, Rangeland, & Fire Sciences
Forest policy and planning

Professor Charles Harris
Conservation Social Sciences
Policy, planning, & sociology

Professor Edwin Krumpe
Conservation Social Sciences
Wilderness management

Professor Jay O'Laughlin
Conservation Social Sciences
Policy Analysis

Assistant Professor Alistair Smith
Forest, Rangeland, and Fire Sciences
Remote sensing & measurements

Assistant Professor Eva Strand
Forest, Rangeland, and Fire Sciences
Geospatial analysis

Associate Professor Kerri Vierling
Fish & Wildlife Resources
Avian & population ecology

Associate Professor Patrick Wilson
Conservation Social Sciences
Environmental Policy & politics






A view of the Middle Fork Salmon (İR. Robberecht)

Julie Haar, Administrative support
Master of Natural Resources Program
College of Natural Resources

Additional faculty members may serve as
ad hoc
members of the MNR graduate program