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Our People

Administration Team

Jaap Vos, Ph.D.

Professor of Planning and Natural Resources | Interim Director of the Environmental Science Program and Interim Department Head, Natural Resources and Society

Water Center 242G


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Department of Natural Resources and Society

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Alice Allen

Director, Student Recruitment/Engagement

Alice Allen


Campus: Idaho Falls

Debbie Caudle

Student Services Coordinator

1784 Science Center Drive


Campus: Idaho Falls

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Jamie Jessup

Academic Advisor

CNR 211A


Khris Kohlmeier

Academic Advisor

Core Faculty

Romuald Afatchao

Clinical Full Professor, Associate Director of the Martin Institute

329 Administration Building


Rula Awwad-Rafferty

Acting Program Head, Professor Interior Architecture and Design UI Service Learning Fellow

AA 306


Jerrold Long

Professor of Law

Menard Law Room 101


Location: Moscow
Courses Taught: Property, Public Lands and Resources Law, Natural Resources and Environmental Law Field Course, and Environmental Law
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Brant G. Miller, Ph.D.

Professor of Science Education

ED 410


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Amin Mirkouei, Ph.D., P.E.

Associate Professor

TAB Suite 312


Campus: Idaho Falls
Areas of Expertise: Sustainable Design and Manufacturing, Operations Research, Energy Systems Modeling, Life Cycle Assessment, Real-Time Data Analytics, Bioenergy Production Processes, Advanced & Smart Manufacturing, Logistics & Supply Chain Planning, Project Management, Network Optimization, Cyber-physical Systems

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Zachary Kayler

Assistant Professor

Ag Science, Room 114


Affiliate Faculty by College

  • Marla Kraut, Associate Professor Emeritus
  • George Tanner, Idaho Entrepreneur Director and Senior Instructor- Entrepreneurship

  • Ann Brown, Assistant Professor, Director of the Human Performance Laboratory, Exercise, Sport, and Health Sciences
  • Brant Miller, Associate Professor, Science Education

  • Jocelyn Aycrigg, Assistant Research Professor
  • Dennis Becker, Dean and Professor of Natural Resource Policy
  • Luigi Boschetti, Professor of Remote Sensing
  • Randall Brooks, Extension Professor of Forestry and Extension Forestry Specialist
  • Lili Cai, Assistant Professor of Renewable Materials
  • Kenneth Cain, Professor of Aquaculture and Fish Health, Associate Director of the Aquaculture Research Institute
  • Chris Caudill, Associate Professor of Fisheries
  • Jan Eitel, Assistant Professor
  • Karla Eitel, Associate Research Professor of Natural Resource Conservation and Director of Education, McCall Outdoor Science School
  • Mary Engels, Assistant Professor
  • Paul Gessler, Professor of Remote Sensing and Geospatial Ecology
  • Sophie Gilbert, Assistant Professor of Wildlife Ecology and Management
  • Tara Hudiburg, Associate Professor
  • Tracey Johnson, Director of Research, Rinker Rock Creek Ranch; Assistant Professor of Wildlife Habitat Ecology in Rangeland Systems
  • Brian Kennedy, Professor of Fishery Biology and Ecology
  • Leda Kobziar, Associate Professor of Wildland Fire Science and Director, MNR Program
  • Greg Latta, Assistant Research Professor of Forest Economics and Interim Director of Policy Analysis Group
  • Karen Launchbaugh, Professor of Rangeland Ecology and Director of the U of I Rangeland Center
  • Tim Link, Professor of Hydrology
  • Armando McDonald, Professor of Renewable Materials Chemistry
  • Andrew Nelson, Tom A. Alberg and Judith Beck Endowed Chair of Native Plant Regeneration and Assistant Professor
  • George Newcombe, Professor of Forest Resources
  • Travis Paveglio, Assistant Professor of Natural Resource Sociology
  • Janet Rachlow, Professor of Wildlife Ecology
  • David Roon, Clinical Assistant Professor of Conservation Biology
  • Dennis Scarnecchia, Professor of Fishery Resources
  • Alistair Smith, Professor of Wildland Fire Science and Combustion Physics
  • Eva Strand, Associate Professor of Rangeland Ecology and Management
  • Kerri Vierling, Director of CNR Graduate Studies, Professor of Wildlife Resources
  • Lee Vierling, University Distinguished Professor, Director of the Environmental Science Program and Department Head, Natural Resources and Society
  • Jaap Vos, Professor
  • Lisette Waits, Distinguished Professor of Wildlife Resources and Department Head of Fish and Wildlife Sciences
  • Kenny Wallen, Assistant Professor of Human Dimensions of Fish and Wildlife
  • Chloe Wardropper, Assistant Professor of Human Dimensions of Ecosystem Management
  • Frank Wilhelm, Professor of Limnology and Associate Director, Center for Research on Invasive Species
  • Patrick Wilson, Associate Professor of Natural Resource Policy
  • JD Wulfhorst, Professor of Rural Sociology and Environmental Science

Contact Us

Environmental Science Program

Physical Address:
975 W. 6th Street
Moscow, Idaho

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1139
Moscow, ID 83844-1139

Phone: 208-885-6113


Web: College of Natural Resources

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