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Dr. JamesDr. Jeremy James

(Department Head)

Phone: (805) 756-6391
Office: 180-209
jjames20@calpoly.edu

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Office Hours: Email to schedule Appointment

Dr. James' Areas of Focus

Restoration Ecology · Climate Change · Invasive Plant Ecology

 

Dr. AppelDr. Chip Appel

(Coordinator for EESS Major)

Phone: (805) 756-1691
Office: 180-515
cappel@calpoly.edu

Google Scholar A+

 

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Office Hours:
Mon 10:10-11 calpoly.zoom.us/j/97918176171
Tue  1:10-3 calpoly.zoom.us/j/91450675392
Wed 3:10-4 calpoly.zoom.us/j/99363244321
Thur 11:10-12 calpoly.zoom.us/j/93290388115

Dr. Appel's Areas of Focus

Soil and Water Chemistry · Tropical Soils

 

Doug AversanoDoug Aversano - Lecturer

Phone: (805) 756-6096
Office: 074M-A119
Email: raversan@calpoly.edu

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Office Hours: MW - 11-1


Areas of Focus

Fire Management

 

Nicholas BabinDr. Nicholas Babin

Phone: (805) 756-2373
Office: 10-239
Email: nbabin@calpoly.edu

Research Gate A+

 

 

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Office Hours: TR 2-4:30
calpoly.zoom.us/j/92193211618

 


Areas of Focus

Agroecology · Sustainable Food Systems · Natural Resources Policy and Planning · Watershed Management · Political Economy

 

Dr. ChiuDr. Yiwen Chiu

Phone: (805) 756-2972
Office: 180-504
yichiu@calpoly.edu

Google Scholar

Research GateA

 

 

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Office Hours: Email to schedule Appointment
Zoom - Wed 12-2, 3-5

Dr. Chiu's Areas of Focus

Environmental Management · Application of GIS · Life Cycle Analysis · Quantitative Simulation

Dr. Richard CobbDr. Richard Cobb

Phone: (805) 756-6333
Office: 10-238
Email: rccobb@calpoly.edu

Google Scholar Research Gate A+

 

 

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Office Hours: Phone - Wed 12-3

 

Dr. Cobb's Areas of Focus

Forest Pathology · Forest Entomology · Ecosystem Ecology · Epidemiology

Charlotee DecockDr. Charlotte Decock

Phone: (805) 756-6360
Office: 180-415
Email: cdecock@calpoly.edu

Google Scholar Research Gate A


 

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Office Hours: Tue - 9:30-11, R - 9:30-12
calpoly.zoom.us/j/963397509

 

Dr. Decock's Areas of Focus

Soil Health and Fertility Assessment · Soil Conservation · Fertilizer Management · Sustainable Agriculture

Dr. DicusDr. Chris Dicus

Phone: (805) 756-5104
Office: 180-506
Email: cdicus@calpoly.edu

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Office Hours: Tuesday 1-4 via Zoom at https://calpoly.zoom.us/j/95281361068

Dr. Dicus' Areas of Focus

Wildland Fire · Fuels Management

Maurica FitzgibbonsMs. Maurica Fitzgibbons - Lecturer

Phone: (805) 756-2420
Office: 74M-A117
Email: mafitzgi@calpoly.edu

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Office Hours: TR - 3:30-5
Email to schedule Appointment


Areas of Focus

Geographic Information Systems

Dr. GillDr. Samantha Gill

(Coordinator for FNR Major)

Phone: (805) 756-6205
Office: 180-507
Email: sgill@calpoly.edu

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Office Hours: MWR  1-2:30
calpoly.zoom.us/j/92344979323

Dr. Gill's Areas of Focus

Forest Biometrics · Forest Mensuration · Geographic Information Systems

Rebecca GrahamMs. Rebecca Graham - Lecturer

Phone: (805) 756-2898
Office: 074M-A118

Email: rfgraham@calpoly.edu

 

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Office Hours: Email for Appointment


Areas of Focus

Soil Science – Lab Safety – Sustainable Agriculture

 

Meagan GroomMeagan Groom - Academic Advisor

Phone: (805) 756-7574
Office: 074M-A
Email: groom@calpoly.edu


Areas of Focus

Academic Advising

Office Hours: By Appointment

 

 

Dr. MalamaDr. Bwalya Malama

(Soil Science Graduate Coordinator)

Phone: (805) 756-2971
Office: 180-516
bmalama@calpoly.edu

Google ScholarResearch GateA+

 

 

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Office Hours: TR - 12-2
calpoly.zoom.us/j/95877182093

Dr. Malama's Areas of Focus

Soil Biophysics · Groundwater Hydrogeology · Hydrogeophysics · Contaminant Transport

 

Dr. Yamina PresslerDr. Yamina Pressler

Phone: (805) 756-6338
Office: 180-260
Email: ypressle@calpoly.edu

Google Scholar Research Gate

 


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Office Hours: MW 1-3, T 1-2
calpoly.zoom.us/j/91087986835

 

Dr. Pressler's Areas of Focus

Soil Ecology · Soil Food Webs · Soil Organic Matter · Fire Ecology · Pedology

Dr. ReesDr. Gordon Rees

Phone: (805) 756-6346
Office: 180-517
grees@calpoly.edu

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Office Hours: TWR - 9-10:30
calpoly.zoom.us/j/144417417

 

Dr. Rees' Areas of Focus

Pedology · Soil Mineralogy · Forest and Range Soils

Jeff ReimerJeff Reimer - Technician

Phone: (805) 756-1541
Office: 11-301
Email: jreimer@calpoly.edu


Areas of Focus

Technical Support · Urban Forestry

blank profileMs. Sandra Schubert - Lecturer

Phone:
Office: 180-209
Email: slschube@calpoly.edu


Areas of Focus

Environmental Planning

Dr. Sistla (photo by Chris Linder)Dr. Seeta Sistla

Phone: (805) 756-2059
Office: 180-514
ssistla@calpoly.edu

Google Scholar

 

 


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Office Hours: MW - 10-12
Email to schedule Appointment

 

Dr. Sistla's Areas of Focus

Soil and Ecosystem Ecology · Terrestrial Carbon and Nutrient Cycling · Carbon and Nitrogen Cycling in Soils · Global Environmental Change

Sarah SpannMs. Sarah E. Spann  - Lecturer

Phone: (805) 756-2420
Office: 74M-A117
Email: sspann@calpoly.edu

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Office Hours: MTWR - 12-1
Email for Appointment

 


Areas of Focus

Environmental Impact Analysis · Environmental Regulations and Permitting · Environmental Planning

Craig StublerCraig Stubler - Technician

Phone: (805) 756-2188
Office: 180-252A
Email: cstubler@calpoly.edu


Areas of Focus

Technical Support · Soil Science

Dr. SurfleetDr. Chris Surfleet

(Graduate Programs Coordinator)

Phone: (805) 756-2743
Office: 180-518
csurflee@calpoly.edu

Research Gate

 

 

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Office Hours: M - 3-4, W - 10-12, R - 3-5
calpoly.zoom.us/j/95251500620

 

Dr. Surfleet's Areas of Focus

Hydrologic Change due to Land Management · Water Quality · Watershed Assessment and Monitoring · Hydrologic modeling · Hydrologic Effects due to Climate Change

Dr. TelesetskyDr. Anastasia Telesetsky

Phone: (805) 756-6334
Office: 22-301
ateleset@calpoly.edu

 

 

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Office Hours: MW - 1-2
calpoly.zoom.us/j/6948976240

Dr. Telesetsky's Areas of Focus

Environmental Law · International Environmental Law · Ocean Governance · Fisheries Law · Ecological Restoration · Climate Change Law · International Disaster Law

Dr. ThompsonDr. Richard Thompson

(Director UFEI)

Phone: (805) 756-2898
Office: 74M-A118
rpthomps@calpoly.edu

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Office Hours: T - 1-3, W - 1-4
Call for Appointment

Dr. Thompson's Areas of Focus

Natural Resource / Environmental Economics · Natural Resources Policy · Urban and Community Forestry

Dr. VermaDr. Priya Verma

(Coordinator for ENVM Major)

Phone: (805) 756-2773
Office: 180-505
pverma@calpoly.edu

See more about Dr. Verma

Office Hours: MW - 2-4
calpoly.zoom.us/j/99064740988

Dr. Verma's Areas of Focus

Environmental Studies · Estuary Management

Lisa WallravinLisa Wallravin - Admin. Supp. Coord

Phone: (805) 756-6390
Office: 180-209
Email: lwallrav@calpoly.edu


Areas of Focus

Administrative Support Coordinator

Espie WilkinsonEspie Wilkinson - Admin. Supp. Coord.

Phone: (805) 756-6392
Office: 180-209
Email: erwilkin@calpoly.edu


Areas of Focus

Administrative Support Coordinator · Change of Major Coordinator · Academic Coach (Mustang Success Center Volunteer)

Dr. WilliamsDr. Nick Williams

Office: 22-307
Email: nwilli37@calpoly.edu

Google Scholar

 


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Office Hours: TR - 9-11
Email for Appointment

 

Dr. Williams' Areas of Focus

Socio-ecological Systems · Rural Development · Political Ecology · Climate Change Adaptation · Agro-biodiversity Conservation

Dr. WilsonDr. Stewart Wilson

Phone: (805) 756-6369
Office: 10-240
Email: swilso49@calpoly.edu

Google Scholar

 

 


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Office Hours: MWF - 4-5, Email to schedule Appointment

 

Dr. Wilson's Areas of Focus

Pedology · Soil Genesis and Mineralogy · Phosphorus Biogeochemistry · Digital Soil Mapping · Soil Data Science · Geoinformatics · Vineyard Soils

David YunMr. David Yun - Lecturer

Phone: (805) 781-7189
Office: 180-209
Email: dyun@calpoly.edu

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Office Hours: Email to schedule Appointment


Areas of Focus

Certified GIS Professional (GISP) · Geographic Information Systems · Global Positioning System

 

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