Environmental Management & Business Institute

EMBI

Staff & Faculty Associates

John Arendt

John Arendt

Director, EMBI
ES 105B

Responsibilities
John is responsible for seeking and developing relationships within the New North region of Wisconsin to support the mission of EMBI. That mission includes: providing outreach services to businesses and agencies that seek options for addressing environmental problems by enlisting students to participate in campus/community collaborations and promoting... Read more »

Paul Baumgart

Paul Baumgart

Assistant Scientist
ES 105A

Vallari Chandna

Vallari Chandna

Assistant Professor
WH 460

Vallari Chandna is an Assistant Professor of Management for the Austin E. Cofrin School of Business at UW-Green Bay.

She earned her Ph.D. in Organizational Theory from University of North Texas (2016), her MBA in Organizational Behavior and Human Resources from University of North Texas (2011) and a degree in law (BA.LL.B-Honors) from RSTMN University, India (2007). She also has... Read more »

Gregory Davis

Gregory Davis

Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
CL 835F

Education

Ph.D. in Mathematics, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL (1987); M.A. in Mathematics, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL (1985); B.S. (cum laude) in Science and Environmental Change (Concentrations in Mathematics and Physics), University of Wisconsin-Green Bay (1981)

Mathew Dornbush

Mathew Dornbush

Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Director of Graduate Studies
CL 835I

Research Interests

My primary research interest relates to the use of native plant restorations to improve ecosystem services, focusing principally upon their influence on soil organisms and processes.

Education

Ph.D. 2005 Iowa State University, Ames, IA; M.S. 2001 Iowa State University, Ames, IA; B.A. 1998 Augustana College, Rock Island, IL

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.

Susan Gallagher-Lepak

Susan Gallagher-Lepak

Dean, College of Health, Education, and Social Welfare
RH 305D

Amulya Gurtu

Amulya Gurtu

Assistant Professor
WH 460

Amulya Gurtu is an assistant professor of supply chain management at the Austin E. Cofrin School of Business in the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. He received his Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering (Supply Chain Management) from Ryerson University, Toronto (Canada) in 2014, an M.B.A. in General Management from Western University, London (Canada) in 2007 and an M.S.(Engineering) from Bhopal... Read more »

David Helpap

David Helpap

Assistant Professor
MAC A319

Fields of Interest

State and local government; urban politics; public management and budgeting; public policy

Current Research

My current research has been focused on the degree to which guidelines and best practices, particularly those developed by public management organizations, are utilized by local governments. Recently, this has included examining... Read more »

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 »

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 »

Michael Kraft

Michael Kraft

Professor Emeritus
MAC A313

Current Research

U.S. environmental policy and politics broadly; business and environmental policy; information disclosure policies and their effects; nuclear waste policy; citizen participation in environmental decision making.

Field of Interest

American government and politics; public policy analysis; Congress and legislative processes; environmental,... Read more »

David Radosevich

David Radosevich

Associate Professor
WH 480G

David Radosevich is an associate professor of management for the Austin E. Cofrin School of Business at UW-Green Bay. He received his B.A. in psychology from Western Maryland College in 1994 and his Ph.D. in industrial/organizational psychology from the University at Albany, State University of New York in 1999.

Dr. Radosevich has taught a wide variety of both graduate and... Read more »

John Stoll

John Stoll

Professor
MAC B306

Fields of Interest

Environmental and natural resource economics, contingent valuation techniques, outdoor recreation, conservation of species and habitat. Teaches courses in public finance, urban and regional economic theory, microeconomics, econometrics, natural resource and environmental economics.

Education

Ph.D. and M.S. University of Kentucky; B.A.... 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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Christine Vandenhouten

Christine Vandenhouten

Associate Professor
RH 325N

Professional Experience

Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, 2008-Present Associate Professor, Bellin College, Green Bay, 1991-2008 Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, 2000-2001 Public Health Nurse, Brown County Community Health, 1989-1991 Staff Nurse Perioperative Nursing, St. Mary’s Hospital, 1987-1989 Staff Nurse NICU St.... Read more »

Elizabeth Wheat

Elizabeth Wheat

Assistant Professor
MAC B327

Fields of Interest

Environmental law, civil rights and liberties, environmental justice, and international law and organizations. 

Michael Zorn

Michael Zorn

Associate Dean / Professor
ES 317D

Research Interests

Utilization of catalysis and photocatalysis for conversion of undesirable organic compounds to non-toxic products or for treatment of organic wastes to generate energy. Evaluation of anaerobic digestion systems that can be used to convert waste material (food scraps, manure, etc.) to methane or other high value chemical product. Extraction of... Read more »