Cooperating and Affiliate Graduate Faculty


Cooperating Graduate Faculty

L. Bremer, PhD (UHERO)—Ecosystem services, social-ecological systems, watershed management and conservation, land-use change, water resources

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

Q. Li, PhD (MBBE)—Environmental chemistry

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

N. Lincoln (TPSS)—Indigenous Crops and Cropping Systems

A. Mawyer (PACS)—Anthropology

A. Miles, PhD (UH West)— Sustainable Community Food Systems

C. E. Nelson, PhD (OCEAN/SG) — Ecology, Evolution and Marine Biology

H.V. Nguyen, PhD (TPSS) —Environmental Soil Chemistry

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

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

K. Winter, PhD (SOEST)—Hawaiian ethno-botany, native ecosystem restoration, ahupuaa models, and integrated mauka to makai local level resource management

 R. Zahawi, PhD (Lyon Arboretum)— Restoration Ecology

Affiliate NREM Graduate Faculty

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

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

K. Fraiola, PhD(USFWS) —Stream Ecology

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

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

T. Grabowski, PhD (UH Hilo)—Fisheries ecology

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

S. Hess, PhD (USGS)—Wildlife management

S. Honarvar, PhD (DLNR)—Wildlife management

D. Jacobs (Purdue Univ.)—Tree Physiology 

J. Leary, PhD (University of Florida) —Invasive weeds

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

R. Ryals (UC Merced)—Soil Health

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

M. Weijerman, PhD (NOAA)—Fisheries

L. Young (Pacific Rim Conservation)—Seabird conservation

Graduate Chair

  Dr. Kirsten Oleson 
  Office: Sherman 109
  Phone: (808) 956-8864
  Fax: (808) 956-6539

Graduate Committee

Dr. Kirsten Oleson        

Dr. Catherine Chan

Dr. Susan Crow