Director of the Ecology Institute; Professor of GeographyUunderstanding how a wide range of disturbances, especially fire, affect ecosystem function at landscape scales.
Professor of EntomologyInvasive species of forest insects; plant-insect-entomopathogen interactions; impacts of plants on pathogenesis; biological control of hemlock woolly adelgid
Professor of Woody Plant PhysiologyPlant physiological ecology. Root biology and physiology. Plant carbon and nutrient economies.
Professor of Forest Biology; Director, The Arboretum at Penn StateThe ecology, genecology, and physiological ecology of forest regeneration following disturbance.
Associate Research Professor of Quantitative Forest EcologyAdaptation to climate in forest trees, seed movement under a changing climate, forest ecosystem modeling.
Assistant Professor of Viticulture