Environmental Science

Ryan Currier

Ryan Currier

Assistant Professor
LS 459

Research Interests

Magma dynamics; Magmatic sulfide formation; Diffusion in crystals; Volatiles in magmas; Analog experiments of magmatic intrusions; Crystals in transport.

Education

B.S. Michigan State University, M.A. Johns Hopkins University, Ph.D. Johns Hopkins University

Michael Draney

Michael Draney

Natural & Applied Sciences Chair/Professor
LS 461

Research Interests

I am interested in conservation applications of terrestrial arthropod assemblages, especially spiders, and have a particular interest in the ecology and taxonomy of sheet web spiders (family Linyphiidae).

Education

Ph.D., Entomology, 1997, University of Georgia, Athens, GA; Certificate in Environmental Ethics, 1995, University of Georgia,... Read more »

Kevin Fermanich

Kevin Fermanich

Website

http://www.uwgb.edu/fermanik/

Research Interests

Soil processes and ground water quality; nonpoint source pollution; watershed monitoring and management; fate of contaminants.

Education

B.S. UW-Stevens Point; M.S., Ph.D. UW-Madison.

Patrick Forsythe

Patrick Forsythe

Associate Professor/Chair Environmental Science & Policy
LS 451

Research Interests

My research interests are generally in the fields of population ecology and conservation biology focusing on aquatic ecosystems in the Great Lakes region. I tend to focus on questions that seek to understand the behavioral and ecological mechanisms that contribute to variation in the annual abundance of fish populations including lake sturgeon and yellow... Read more »

Lisa Grubisha

Lisa Grubisha

Assistant Professor
LS 445

Research Interests

Fungal ecology and evolution, Microbial diversity and function, Conservation Biology, Population Genetics, Phylogenetics

Education

PhD., University of California Berkeley; M.S., Oregon State University; B.S., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Ryan Holzem

Ryan Holzem

Assistant Professor
ES 307F

Research Interests

 Biological, chemical, and physical processes of drinking water and wastewater treatment and remediation; process and technologies associated with nutrient and energy recovery, such as anaerobic digestion, biosolids management and disposal, and phosphorus, nitrogen, and potassium recovery; impact and potential removal methods of emerging... Read more »

James Horn

James Horn

Lecturer; Curator of Gary A. Fewless Herbarium
MAC 147

Website

Gary A. Fewless Herbarium

Research Interests

Phylogenetic systematics of flowering plants Dilleniales, Malpighiales, Malvales) and plant anatomy.

Education

B.S. Cornell University; M.S. University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill; Ph.D. Duke University

Robert Howe

Robert Howe

Professor; Director of Cofrin Center for Biodiversity
MAC 212F

Research Interests

Although much of my early work involved bird population ecology, I have published recent articles on Great Lakes coastal wetlands, environmental indicators, landscape ecology, and forest dynamics; my students have investigated a wide diversity of organisms ranging from soil invertebrates to mammals. As Director of the Cofrin Center for Biodiversity, I am... Read more »

John Katers

John Katers

Dean John Katers has been employed at UW-Green Bay since 1995, initially working for the University of Wisconsin Solid and Hazardous Waste Education Center as a Recycling Specialist before joining the Natural and Applied Sciences (NAS) faculty in 1999. He was promoted to Associate Professor with tenure in 2004, and promoted to Professor in 2012. He served as Chair of NAS since 2012, and has... Read more »

John Luczaj

John Luczaj

Geoscience Chair / Professor
LS 438

Website

www.uwgb.edu/luczajj/

Research Interests

Water-rock interaction in eastern Wisconsin Paleozoic sedimentary rocks, arsenic in northeastern Wisconsin rocks and groundwater, fluid-inclusions in minerals, carbonate diagenesis, Mississippi Valley-Type mineralization, bedrock geology of Brown... Read more »

Vicki Medland

Vicki Medland

Administrative Specialist
MAC 218E

Emphases or Area of Research

Aquatic ecology, animal behavior, evolution of dormancy, evolution of mating systems. Current research: mating behavior of Eulimnadia texana, an androdioecious shrimp.

Education

B.S. (1984) University of Wisconsin-Madison; M.S. (1989) New Mexico State; Ph.D. (1997) University of Georgia

Steven Meyer

Steven Meyer

Associate Professor; Secretary of the Faculty & Staff; Environmental Science Major Advisor
LS 446

Research Interests

the use of climate probabilities in decision making, comparing the accuracy of short- and medium-range forecasts from various sources, and evaluating the engagement of freshman students during their First Year Experience at colleg

Education

B.S. Northern Illinois University; M.S., Ph.D. University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Karen Stahlheber

Karen Stahlheber

Assistant Professor
LS 433

Website

http://www.karenstahlheber.com/

Research Interests

I am a plant community ecologist interested in the connections among species diversity, ecosystem processes and human management. My past and current projects span natural and agricultural landscapes, with a focus on savannas and grasslands. Presently my... Read more »

Patricia Terry

Patricia Terry

Director of Engineering Technology/Professor
LS 463

Research Interests

Water quality, environmental separations, alternative energies, biodiesel.

Education

B.S., M.S. University of Texas; Ph.D. University of Colorado
 

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Amy Wolf

Amy Wolf

Biology Chair/Professor
LS 466

Research Interests

My work has focused on the ecology of plant-animal interactions, including studies of host specific insects (northern blue butterfly), rare plants (serpentine morning glory), and Wisconsin bees. I also am co-leader of the Wabikon Forest Dynamics Plot, part of a global network of intensive, long term forest research sites initiated by the Smithsonian... Read more »