DNRE Faculty

David Valentine

David Valentine

Department Chair

Natural Resources & Environment

Curriculum vitae:

B.A., 1981, Wittenberg University
M.S., 1984, Duke University
Ph.D., 1990, Duke University

Greg Finstad

Greg Finstad

Research Associate Professor of Range Ecology, Program Manager, Reindeer Research Program

Natural Resources & Environment

Curriculum Vitae:

B.S., 1981, University of Alaska Fairbanks
PhD, 2008, University of Alaska Fairbanks

Peter Fix

Peter Fix

Professor of Outdoor Recreation Management

Natural Resources & Environment

Curriculum vitae:

BS, 1993, U. of Wisconsin LaCrosse
MS, 1996, Colorado State University
PhD, 2002, Colorado State University

Joshua Greenberg

Joshua Greenberg

Associate Professor of Resource Economics

Department of Natural Resources & Environment

Curriculum vitae:

B.S., 1982, Business Administration, University of Connecticut,
M.S., 1984, Resource Economics, University of Alaska Fairbanks,
Ph.D., 1990, Agricultural Economics, Washington State University

Meriam Karlsson

Meriam Karlsson

Professor of Horticulture

Natural Resources & Environment

Curriculum vitae:

B.S., 1979, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
M.S., 1984, Michigan State University
PhD, 1987, Michigan State University

Jenifer McBeath

Jenifer McBeath

Professor of Plant Pathology/Biotechnology

Natural Resources & Environment

Curriculum vitae:
BS, 1965, Plant Pathology & Entomology, National Taiwan University
MS, 1970, Plant Pathology, University of California
PhD, 1974, Plant Pathology, Rutgers University

Sarah Trainor

Sarah Trainor

Associate Professor of Social-Ecological Systems Sustainability

Natural Resources & Environment

Curriculum vitae:

BA, 1992, Philosophy & Environmental Studies, Magna cum laude, Mount Holyoke College
MA, 1998, Energy & Resources, University of California, Berkeley
PhD, 2002, Energy & Resources, University of California, Berkely

Mingchu Zhang

Mingchu Zhang

Associate Professor of Agronomy/Soil Sciences

Natural Resources & Environment

Curriculum vitae:

BS, 1982, Huazhong Agriculture University
MS, 1987, University of Alberta
PhD, 1993, University of Alberta

 


ADJUNCT FACULTY

Name Position/Home Institution/Department  E-Mail NRM Course(s) Taught
Christina (Christi) Buffington Science Education Specialist, UAF, International Arctic Research Center Email  NRM 370 Introduction to Watershed Management
Nancy Fresco SNAP Network Coordinator, CIFAR Associate Director, Research Assistant Professor, UAF, International Arctic Research Center Email NRM 240 Natural Resources Measurement and Inventory
Gino Graziano Invasive Plants Instructor, UAF, Cooperative Extension Service-Anchorage Outreach Center Email NRM 277 Introduction to Conservation Biology

Santosh Panda Research Associate, Remote Sensing, Permafrost, GIS, UAF, Geophysical Institute  Email  NRM 435 GIS and Remote Sensing
Katie Spellman Research Assistant Professor, UAF, International Arctic Research Center Email NRM 616 Ecological Background for Resilience and Adaptation; NRM 668 Resilience Seminar II: Methods for Interdisciplinary Research 
Brittany Templeton Natural Resources Specialist III, State of Alaska Department of Natural Resources, Fairbanks   NRM 407 Environmental Law
Christine Waigl Post-Doctoral Fellow, Remote Sensing, GIS, Wildfire, UAF, Geophysical Institute Email NRM 338 Introduction to GIS


EMERITI FACULTY

Name Position E-Mail Telephone Office Lab Specialty
Patricia Holloway Professor Emeritus E-Mail 1 (907) 474-6686; 1 (907) 457-2461   GBG Horticulture
Glenn Juday Professor Emeritus E-Mail 1 (907) 474-6717 Arctic Health Research Building 161 AHRB, Tree Ring Lab Forest Ecology
Gary Kofinas Professor Emeritus E-Mail 1 (907) 474-7078; 1 (307) 690-5103     Resource Policy and Management
Chien-Lu Ping Professor Emeritus E-Mail 1  (907) 746-9462; 1 (907) 232-4349     Soil Science
Dave Verbyla Professor Emeritus E-Mail       GIS/Forest Sciences
John Yarie Professor Emeritus E-Mail 1 (907) 474-5650 O'Neill Building 353   Silviculture