Natural Resource Management Faculty


Ken Bentson

Ph.D., Oregon State University, 1988

Research Interests: vegetation management, plant succession, historical ecology, juniper and pinyon ecology and management, ate of pollutants in forest ecosystems.


davehackerth W. David Hacker

Ph.D., Stephen F. Austin State University, 1989

Research Interest: forest management, forest game management.


JenniferL_7600 Jennifer Lindline

Ph.D., Bryn Mawr College, 1997

Research Interests: Igneous petrology, environmental mineralogy, tectonomagmatic history of ancient and active mountain belts, magma mixing/mingling influences on magma chamber dynamics, and geoscience education.


Ed_Martinez6601WEB Edward A. Martinez

Ph.D., Washington State University, 2000

Research Interests: water quality, aquatic toxicology, nutrient spiraling, aquatic heavy metal contamination.


Craig_Conley (1) Craig Conley

Ph.D., University of California-Davis, 2000

Research interests: Eecological restoration, agroecology, land health assessment, integration of ecological, economic and cultural factors in resource decision making.


 MikePWEB Michael S. Petronis

Ph.D., University of New Mexico, 2005

Research Interests: magnetic rock fabric analysis, paleomagnetism, shallow level magma emplacement processes, volcanology, and structural geology.