Natural Resources and Environmental Management

Cooperating and Affiliate Graduate Faculty


Cooperating Graduate Faculty

K. Burnett, PhD (UHERO)—Invasive species assessment and management

J. Cusick (WRRC)—Environmental history, environmental education, protected area politics, ecotourism 

J. Deenik, PhD (TPSS)—Soil quality and fertility

J. DeFrank, PhD (TPSS)—Herbicide management

A. El-Kadi, PhD (G&G/CEE)—Groundwater hydrology

T. Giambelluca, PhD (GEOG)—Climatology, hydrology

N.V. Hue, PhD (TPSS)—Organic cycling

Q. Li, PhD (MBBE)—Environmental chemistry

Y. Li, PhD (UH Hilo)—Forest ecosystem management

T. Radovich, PhD (TPSS)—Organic and Sustainable farming

H. Valenzuela, PhD (TPSS)—Vegetation physiology and management


Affiliate NREM Graduate Faculty

G. Bruland, PhD (Principia College)—Soil and water conservation

J. Fox, PhD (East-West Center)—Social forestry

A. Friedlander, PhD (USGS CRU)—Fisheries ecology

C. Giardina, PhD (IPIF - USDA-FS)—Forest ecology

S. Gray, PhD (Michigan State U)—Human ecology

S. Hess, PhD (USGS)—Wildlife management

C. Lepczyk, PhD (Auburn U)—Ecosystem management, wildlife ecology, landscape ecology

J. Lynch, PhD (National Institute of Standards & Technology, Hollings Marine Laboratory)—Marine environmental science

R. Mackenzie, PhD (USDA Forest Service)—Aquatic ecology

H. McMillen, PhD (US Forest Service, Northern Research Station)—Community-based natural resource management, social-ecological systems, and global change

M. Pan, PhD (NOAA Fisheries)—Fishery economics

S. Pooley, PhD (NMFS)—Marine resource economics

C. Ray, PhD (U of Nebraska-Lincoln)—ground water hydrology and chemistry

A. Strauch, PhD (Commission on Water Resource Management, State Dept. of Land & Natural Resources)—Watershed hydrology

K. Winter, PhD (Limahuli Garden & Preserve (National Tropical Botanical Garden)—Hawaiian ethno-botany, native ecosystem restoration, ahupuaa models, and integrated mauka to makai local level resource management

Interim Graduate Chair

Dr. Catherine Chan
Office: Sherman 104
Phone: (808) 956-8708
Fax: (808) 956-6539

Graduate Committee

Dr. Catherine Chan, Interim Chair
Dr. Kimberly Carlson
Dr. PingSun Leung