Faculty Team

The ESUR faculty team includes a wide range of nineteen senior and junior faculty from across natural and social sciences and engineering whose expertise contributes to ecosystem services science and management in support of urbanizing areas. We strongly advise potential applicants to contact one of the ESUR Program faculty before making formal application to determine the compatibility of their interests with the faculty member’s research program.




 Darrell Brown
Academic Director for Sustainability
Les Fahey/KPMG Professor of Accounting
School of Business

Email: darrellb@pdx.edu
Website: https://www.pdx.edu/sba/darrell-brown


Elise Granek
Associate Professor of Environmental Science, Marine Ecologist, Conservation Biologist and
Fellow, Institute for Sustainable Solutions
Email: graneke@pdx.edu
Website: http://web.pdx.edu/~graneke/

Co-Principal Investigators

 Heejun Chang

Heejun Chang
Professor of Geography, Hydroclimatologist, Spatial Analyst and Fellow, Institute for Sustainable Solutions
Email: changh@pdx.edu
Website: http://web.pdx.edu/~changh/

 Veronica Dujon

Veronica Dujon
Professor of Sociology and Chair, Sociology Department, Environmental Sociologist

Email: dujonv@pdx.edu
Website: http://www.sociology.pdx.edu/faculty/Dujon

David Ervin David Ervin
P rofessor Emeritus of Economics and Environmental Management,
Fellow, Institute for Sustainable Solutions, Environmental and Ecological Economist

Email: dervin@pdx.edu
Website: https://www.pdx.edu/econ/david-e-ervin

Vivek Shandas
Associate Professor, Environmental Policy and Natural Resource Management Specialist Urban Studies and Planning
Email: vshandas@pdx.edu
Website: http://web.pdx.edu/~vshandas/


Alan Yeakley
Professor of Environmental Science, Urban Ecologist and Watershed Hydrologist
Email: Yeakley@pdx.edu
Website: https://sites.google.com/a/pdx.edu/urban-ecosystems-lab/home


Associated Faculty

 Jennifer Allen Jennifer Allen
Associate Professor of Public Administration, Sustainable Economic Development Specialist
Director, Institute for Sustainable Solutions
Website: https://www.pdx.edu/profile/jennifer-allen
 Randy Bluffstone Randy Bluffstone
Professor of Economics, Chair, Economics Department, Environmental and Resource Economist
Website: https://www.pdx.edu/econ/randall-bluffstone
 Virginia Butler Virginia Butler
Professor of Anthropology, Zooarchaelogist
Website: http://web.pdx.edu/~virginia/
  Raul Cal
Assistant Professor, Mechanical & Materials Engineering
Website: https://www.pdx.edu/mme/raul-bayoan-cal
Alexis Dinno
Assistant Professor, Community Health, Health and Behavior Specialist
Website: https://www.pdx.edu/sch/faculty-and-staff
 William Fish William Fish
Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Chair, Civil and Environmental
Website: http://web.cecs.pdx.edu/~fishw/
 Andrew Fountain Andrew Fountain
Professor of Geology, Chair, Geology Department, Glaciologist
Website: http://www.glaciers.pdx.edu/fountain/
  Betty Izumi
Assistant Professor, School of Community Health  
Website: www.harvestforhealthykids.org
 Gwynn Johnson

Gwynn Johnson
Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Water Quality Engineer
Website: https://www.pdx.edu/profile/meet-professor-gwynn-johnson

Amy Lubitow
Assistant Professor, Sociology
Website:  https://www.pdx.edu/sociology/amy-lubitow
Nathan McClintock
Assistant Professor, Toulan School of Urban Studies & Planning
Website: www.urbanfood.org
Thaddeus Miller
Assistant Professor, Nohad A. Toulan School of Urban Studies and Planning
Faculty Fellow, Institute for Sustainable Solutions
Jennifer L. Morse
Assistant Professor, Department of Environmental Science and Management
Websites: http://works.bepress.com/jennifer_morse/
  Max Nielsen-Pincus
Assistant Professor, Department of Environmental Science and Management




 Connie Ozawa Connie Ozawa
Professor and Director of Urban Studies and Planning, Environmental and Sustainability Planner
Website: http://web.pdx.edu/~ozawac/
 Yangdong Pan Yangdong Pan
Professor of Environmental Science, Stream Ecologist
Website: http://web.pdx.edu/~pany/
  Madeleine (Mellie) Pullman
Willamette Industries Professor of Supply Chain Management
and Logistics

 Robert Scheller Robert Scheller
Assistant Professor of Environmental Science, Forest Ecologist
Website: http://web.pdx.edu/~rmschell/
 Craig Shinn Craig Shinn
Professor of Public Administration, Governance Specialist
Website: https://www.pdx.edu/hatfieldschool/craig-shinn-bs-mpa-phd
Jeremy Spoon
Assistant Professor, Anthropology Department, Applied Environmental Anthropologist
Angela Strecker
Assistant Professor, Environmental Science and Management
Website: http://web.pdx.edu/~strecker/index.htm
Evan Thomas
Assistant Professor of Mechanical & Materials Engineering, and ISS Fellow
Website: https://www.pdx.edu/sweetlab/

Wayne Wakeland
Associate Professor of Systems Science, and ISS Fellow
Website: https://www.pdx.edu/sysc/faculty-wayne-wakeland

 Scott Wells Scott Wells
Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Environmental Fluid Mechanics Engineer
Website: http://web.cecs.pdx.edu/~scott/