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Department Faculty

Our faculty and staff include:

Faculty

 

Dr. Kathryn Amatangelo

Assistant Professor
115 Lennon Hall
(585) 395-5743 

Email: kamatang@brockport.edu

PLANT ECOLOGY: Plant community change, Global change ecology, Species invasions, Functional traits, Ecosystem function, Terrestrial biogeochemistry, Paleoecology 

Katie Amatangelo in a forest

Dr. James M. Haynes

Professor
121 Lennon Hall
(585) 395-5783

Email: jhaynes@brockport.edu

FISH ECOLOGY/FISHERY SCIENCE: fish ecology and behavior; marine biology; benthic macroinvertebrate communities (zebra mussel effects, indicators of stream health); environmental impact analysis; biotelemetry; Great Lakes' issues; environmental education.

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Dr. Ely Kosnicki

Assistant Professor
B03 Lennon Hall
(585) 395-5961

Email: ekosnick@brockport.edu

ENTOMOLOGY/INVERTEBRATE ECOLOGY: Biological monitoring and assessment of human related disturbance; reference modeling; stream ecology; invertebrate life histories; freshwater ecosystems

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Dr. Christopher Norment

Chair and Professor
119 Lennon Hall
(585) 395-5748

Email: cnorment@brockport.edu

VERTEBRATE ECOLOGY/CONSERVATION BIOLOGY: ecology of terrestrial vertebrates, particularly birds and mammals; avian breeding biology, and community structure and function; grassland ecology; ecology of arctic and alpine environments.

 

 

Dr. Jacques Rinchard

Associate Professor
117 Lennon Hall
(585) 395-5750

Email: jrinchar@brockport.edu

Aquacuture, Fish Physiology, Fish reproduction, Fish nutrition, Fisheries

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Dr. Douglas A. Wilcox

Empire Innovation Professor of Wetland Science
108B Lennon Hall
(585) 395-5963

Email: dwilcox@brockport.edu

WETLAND ECOLOGY: Wetland ecology, with an emphasis on the influence of hydrology, climate change,and human disturbance on wetland plant communities.

Professional Staff

 

Ms. Deborah Dilker  

Secretary
103 Lennon Hall
(585) 395-5975

Email: ddilker@brockport.edu

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Ms. Andrea Graham

Instructional Support Technician
127 Lennon Hall
(585) 395-5966

Email: agraham@brockport.edu

 

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Mr. Theodore W. Lewis, MS

Research Scientist and Associate Faculty
123 Lennon Hall
(585) 395-5746

Email: tlewis@brockport.edu

For the past nineteen years, I have been involved in the stewardship of water resources in the Great Lakes Region. Our research work has ranged from watershed protection to exotic species invasions and fate.

I also serve as a Co-Technical Director and Quality Assurance Officer of a State and Nationally Certified water quality laboratory housed here at SUNY Brockport.

Mr. Brad Mudrzynski, MS

Research Scientist/Lake Ontario Coastal Wetlands Monitoring Project
108A Lennon Hall
(585) 395 5763

Email: bmudrzyn@brockport.edu 

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 Faculty Emeriti 

 

 

Dr. Joseph C. Makarewicz

Distinguished Professor
125 Lennon Hall

Email: jmakarew@brockport.edu

Applied aspects of environmental science, lake and watershed resource management, including such topics as watershed and ecosystem approaches to determining point and non-point sources of nutrients in urban and rural watersheds, hydrologic and nutrient budgets, indicators of successful remediation, strategies and demonstrations projects for reducing nutrient and organic hydrocarbon from watersheds, atmospheric deposition rates on ecosystems, uptake dynamics of chlorinated hydrocarbons in aquatic food-webs, top-down and bottom-up effects on plankton community structure, environmental education, environmental impact statements, plankton as indicators of success of the phosphorus reduction program in the Great Lakes and methods of reducing pesticide levels in fish grown in polluted waters. 


Department of Earth Sciences Faculty

Dr. Whitney Autin

Associate Professor
Ph.D., 1989, Louisiana State University
(585) 395-5738

Email: dirtguy@esc.brockport.edu

Dr. Mark R. Noll

Chair (Earth Sciences) and Associate Professor
Ph.D., 1989, The University of Delaware
(585) 395-5717

Email: mnoll@esc.brockport.edu

Paul L. Richards

Assistant Professor
Ph.D., 1999, The Pennsylvania State University
(585) 395-5715

Email: prichard@brockport.edu

James Zollweg

Associate Professor
Ph.D., 1994, Cornell University
(585) 395-2352

Email: jzollweg@brockport.edu


Department of Chemistry Faculty

Mark Heitz

Associate Professor of Chemistry
Ph.D. '95, SUNY Buffalo
(585) 395-5586

Email:mheitz@brockport.edu

Markus Hoffman

Associate Professor of Chemistry
Ph.D. '97, Washington University
(585) 395-5587

Email:mhoffman@brockport.edu

Last Updated 10/9/14

News

Dr. Chris Norment has had his fourth book of creative nonfiction accepted for publication by the University of North Carolina Press. Tentatively entitled "In the Fullness of Time," the book interweaves memoir with an exploration of issues related to the evolution and conservation of rare and endangered species in the Death Valley region. The book will be published in 2014.

Events

Environmental Seminars:    

‘A Population Study and Management Suggestions for the Henslow's Sparrow (Ammodramus henslowii) at Fort Drum, NY’

Ariel Kirk

Defense Thesis Seminar

Wednesday, Aug 20th

Noon to 1:00 PM

Lennon Hall, room 218

 
‘Habitat selection by calling amphibians breeding in stormwater ponds: ecology, models, and management implications’

John Bateman

Defense Thesis Seminar

Thursday, Aug 21st

1:30 to 2:30 PM

Lennon Hall, room 218

 

Dept of Env Sci & Bio Hours: 

Monday-Friday, 8am - 3pm

Secretary: Deb Dilker

Contact: 585.395.5975