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Masters Degree in Environmental Science & Policy

Applied statistics, environmental modeling, and geographic information systems (GIS)

  • Atife Caglar
    Numerical analysis, numerical solution of partial differential equations, computational fluid dynamics, industrial modeling, large-scale scientific computing.
  • Greg Davis
    Smooth, discrete, and chaotic dynamical systems; mathematical modeling of biological and physical systems, cliff swallow-house sparrow dynamics.
  • Kevin Fermanich
    Soil processes and ground water quality; hydrology of wetlands; fate of contaminants
  • Patrick Forsythe
    Fisheries biology and ecology with emphasis on ecosystems of the Great Lakes region; mating systems and early life history dynamics of fishes; behavioral ecology and species interactions; population/community ecology; landscape ecology; conservation biology; dynamic evolutionary processes that lead to adaptation.
  • Scott Furlong
    American government and politics, public policy regulatory policy, environmental policy, legislative politics, administrative law, research methods, and interest group influence on the administrative rulemaking
  • David Helpap
    State and local government; urban politics; public management and budgeting; public policy, economic development policy (e.g., brownfield redevelopment), mayoral agenda setting, and regionalism.
  • Robert Howe
    Bird population ecology, 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.
  • Vicki Medland
    Aquatic ecology, animal behavior, evolution of dormancy, evolution of mating systems, scientific Illustration, environmental ethics, nature writing.
  • John Stoll
    Environmental and natural resource economics, contingent valuation techniques, outdoor recreation, conservation of species and habitat.
  • Aaron Weinschenk
    American Government and Politics; Political Behavior; Campaigns and Elections; Political Psychology; Voting Behavior; Political Participation; Statistics; Research Design and Methodology.