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FER Department Faculty

Juan Acosta

Research Assistant Professor and Geneticist and Tree Improvement Specialist

Bob Bardon

Associate Dean for Extension

Rachel Cook

Assistant Professor of Silviculture

Jason Delborne

Director of Science, Technology, and Society (STS); Professor, FER & GES

Chris DePerno

Professor, Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology

Fikret Isik

Director of Advanced Tree Genomics Consortium, Assoc Dir. of Tree Impr Prog

Robert Jetton

Associate Professor & Camcore Forest Health Specialist

Madhu Katti

Associate Professor, Leadership in Public Science

Roland Kays

Research Associate Professor and Director, Biodiversity & Earth Observation Lab, Nature Research Center, NC Museum of Natural Sciences

Suzanne Kennedy-Stoskopf

Research Professor of Wildlife Infectious Diseases

Liz Kierepka

Research Asst Professor

Thomas Kwak

Unit Leader, North Carolina Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit and Professor, Applied Ecology

Yu-Fai Leung

Professor & Grad Prog Director-PRTM; Faculty Fellow-CGA; Assoc Faculty-FER

Bailian Li

Senior Vice Provost for Global Engagement

Megan Lupek

Director, Environmental First Year Program

Ross Meentemeyer

Goodnight Distinguished Professor of Geospatial Analytics

Stacy Nelson

Interim Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion, Professor

Kelly Oten

Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist

Lyra Rakusin

Lecturer/ Program Coordinator

Robert Scheller

Interim Associate Dean of Research

Ted Shear

Director of Graduate Programs

Erin Sills

Conger Professor and Department Head

Theodore Simons

Professor, Applied Ecology, and Assistant Leader, NC Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit

Michael Stoskopf

Professor of Aquatics, Wildlife, Zoologic Medicine and Molecular and Environmental Toxicology

Justin G. A. Whitehill

Assistant Professor, Christmas Tree Genetics Program