Dr. J. Alan Yeakley earned his PhD from the University of Virginia in 1993, and was a post-doc in the School of Ecology at the University of Georgia. He joined PSU in 1994, and helped found the Department of Environmental Science & Management. His areas of research interest include urban ecology, watershed hydrology, and riparian ecology.
Professor Yeakley is lead PI of the Portland-Vancouver ULTRA-Ex project, and is a member of the Independent Multidisciplinary Science Team (IMST) for the State of Oregon. Alan was appointed to be Director of the School of the Environment at PSU in Fall 2012.