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Director
Dr. Gwendelyn Geidel
803-777-3921
geidel@environ.sc.edu

Graduate Director
Dr. Scott White
803-777-6304
swhite@geol.sc.edu

 
     
Administrative Assistant
Krista Russell
803-777-3921
krussell@sc.edu 
Undergraduate Student Coordinator
Shelley Schlenk
803-777-6163
schlenk@mailbox.sc.edu 
 
     
Network Administrator
Mark Evans
803-978-7951
mevans@esri.sc.edu 
Graduate Student Coordinator
Stephanie Bradley
803-777-7170
stephaniebradley@sc.edu
 

 

ES&P Faculty Policy Manual

Faculty

Faculty in the Environment and Sustainability Program include  tenure-track faculty that have joint appointments with other units, research faculty, associate faculty who have their primary appointments in other Carolina units, and adjunct faculty whose primary appointments are outside of this university. Tenure-track and research faculty with appointments in the E&SP are listed here, and associate faculty are listed in the alphabetical directory below.

Joint Appointment Tenure Track Faculty:

Jill Anderson., Ph.D., Cornell University, 2009. Assistant Professor.  Conservation biology.
Jessica Barnes, Ph.D., Columbia University, 2010. Assistant Professor.  Water, agriculture, climate change, Middle East
 David Kneas, Ph.D. , Yale University. Instructor.  Environmental anthropology and history, Latin American anthropology.
Jason Murray, Ph.D., University of California, San Diego, 2007. Assistant Professor. Environmental Economics, natural resource economics, technological change and fisheries.
Sean Place, Ph.D., University of California Santa Barbara, 2005. Assistant Professor. Environmental and ecological physiology of marine organisms.

Research Professors:
Phillip E. Barnes, Ph.D., Erasmus University, Netherlands, 2000. Research Professor. Industrial Ecology, Sustainability, Environmental Management Systems Integration, and Brownfield Redevelopment.
Jennifer R. Pournelle, Ph.D., University of California, San Diego, 2003. Research Assistant Professor. Landscape Archaeology, sattelite remote sensing in archaeology, wetland cultural ecology, environmental security, Middle East, MEERM Internship option.
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Deans Emeriti:

Bruce C. Coull, Ph.D., Lehigh University, 1968. Carolina Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Marine Science and Biological Sciences. Marine benthic ecology; ecotoxicology; education for sustainability.
 
F. John Vernberg, Ph.D., Purdue University, 1951. Physiological ecology, pollution ecology.
 
 

Associate Faculty Directory (Alphabetical):

See also Directory By Department

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

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Allen, Dennis M., Ph.D., Lehigh University, 1978. Research Professor, Marine Science Program; Resident Director, Belle W. Baruch Marine Field Laboratory. Estuarine ecology, animal population and community dynamics.
Allen, Wendy B., M.Ed., University of South Carolina, 1980. Reserve Manager, North Inlet-Winyah Bay NERR; Research Associate; Department of Marine Science. Environmental education; marine education.
Amiridis, Michael D., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, 1991. University Provost, Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering  , College of Engineering & Computing. Environmental catalysis.
Anderson, Jill., Ph.D., Cornell University, 2009.  Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Sciences and the Environment and Sustainability Program.  Conservation biology.

B
Barilla, James, Ph.D., University of California, Davis. Assistant Professor, Department of English Language and Literature. Literature and the Environment.
Barnes, Jessica, Ph.D., Columbia University, 2010.  Assistant Professor, Department of Geography. water, agriculture, climate change, Middle East
Barnes, Phillip E., Ph.D., Erasmus University, Netherlands, 2000. Research Professor, Environment & Sustainability Program. Industrial Ecology, Sustainability, Environmental Management Systems Integration, and Brownfield Redevelopment.
Bayoumi, Abdel E., Ph.D., North Carolina State University, 1982. Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering. Manufacturing science and design.
Benitez-Nelson, Claudia, Ph.D., MIT/Woods Hold Oceanographic Institution, 1999. Professor, Marine Science and Earth and Ocean Sciences. Chemical oceanography; marine biogeochemistry.
Benner, Ronald H., Ph.D., University of Georgia, 1984. Professor, Biological Sciences and Marine Science. Biochemistry and Microbial Ecology.
Berman, Marc G., Ph.D., University of Michigan, 2010.  Assistant Professor, Psychology and Cognitive Neuroscience.  Neuroimaging, behavioral experimentation, multivariate statistics and computational modeling.
Blake, Charles A., Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles, 1972. Professor, Department of Cell  Biology & Anatomy. Environmental contaminants.
Boggs, Carol L., Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin, 1979. Professor, Biological Sciences, and Director, School of the Earth, Ocean and Environment. The application of physiological and evolutionary ecology to environmental issues. 
Brock, Emily., Ph.D., Princeton University, 2004.  Assistant Professor, Department of History.  Environmental History and History of Science.
Bulusu, Subrahmanyam, Ph.D., Satellite Oceanography, National Oceanography Center (formerly Southampton Oceanography Center), University of Southampton, England, 1998. Associate Professor, Marine Science and Earth and Ocean Sciences. Satellite Oceanography.

C

Carbone, Gregory J., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, 1990. Professor and Chair, Department of Geography. Climatology.
Carr, Edward R., Ph.D., University of Kentucky, 2002; Syracuse University, 2001. Associate Professor, Department of Geography. Development, Sustainability, Human dimensions of environmental change.
Casey, Joanna L., Ph.D., University of Toronto, 1993. Professor, Department of Anthropology. Prehistoric archaeology, the relationship between people and environments; environment change; landscapes.
Chandler, G. Thomas, Ph.D., Louisiana State University, 1986. Dean and Professor, Arnold School of Public Health; Professor, Environmental Health Science and Marine Science. Estuarine/marine toxicology, sediment contaminants.
Chaudhry, M. Hanif, Ph.D., University of British Columbia, 1970. Mr. & Mrs. Irwin B. Kahn Professor,  Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering; Associate Dean for International Programs and Continuing Education, College of Engineering & Computing. Computer and physical modeling for environmental hydraulics and water resources.
Connolly, Erin, Ph.D., University of California, Davis, 1997. Professor, Department of Biological Sciences.  Molecular, genetic, and biochemical studies of metal utilization by plants.
Coull, Bruce C., Ph.D., Lehigh University, 1968. Carolina Distinguished Professor Emeritus, Marine Science and Biological Sciences; Dean Emeritus, Environment & Sustainability Program; Director, SC Lowcountry Initiative of The Center for Humans & Nature. Marine benthic ecology; sediment associated pollutants, ecotoxicology; education for sustainability.
Cutter, Susan L., Ph.D., University of Chicago, 1976. Carolina Distinguished Professor, Department of Geography. Environmental risks and hazards; policy; toxic substances.

D

Decho, Alan W., Ph.D., Louisiana State University, 1987. Professor, Environmental Health Sciences and Marine Science. Microbial energy; trophic-toxins; biofilms.
Dow, Kirstin, Ph.D., Clark University, 1996. Associate Professor, Department of Geography. Human dimensions of environmental change; vulnerability to environmental hazards; environmental management and policy.
Dyer, Andrew R., Ph.D., University of California, Davis, 1996. Associate Professor, Department of Biology & Geology, USC Aiken. Disturbance ecology, phyto-remediation, habitat restoration.

E

Eagle, Joshua, J. D., Georgetown University Law Center, 1990. Assistant Professor, School of Law and Marine Science. Environmental and natural resources law and policy; ocean and coastal law.
Edwards, Don, Ph.D., Ohio State University, 1981. Professor and Chair, Department of Statistics. Environmental Statistics.
Ellis, Jean T., Ph.D., Texas A&M University, 2006. Assistant Professor, Department of Geography and Marine Science Program. Areas of Interest: Geomorphology, Aeolian and Coastal Sediment Transport, Coastal Management, and Applied Science.
Ely III, Berten E., Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University, 1973. Carolina Distinguished Emeritus Professor, Department of Biological Sciences. Fish population genetics.

F
Feigley, Charles E., Ph.D., University of North Carolina, 1978. Professor, Department of Environmental Health Sciences. Air pollution; industrial hygiene; exposure assessment and community environmental health impacts.
Feldman, Paula R., Ph.D., Northwestern University, 1974. C. Wallace Martin Professor of English, Louise Fry Scudder Professor, Department of English Language and Literature. Environmental poetry and fiction.
Fernandes, Pearl Ramonda, Ph.D., University of South Carolina, 1993. Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, USC Sumter. Eutrophication of surface ground water; point and non-point sources of water pollution.
Ferry, John, Ph.D., University of North Carolina, 1996. Associate Professor, Chemistry & Biochemistry and Marine Science. Kinetics and mechanisms of free radical reactions, green chemistry, environmental technologies.
Flora, Joseph Raymond V., Ph.D., University of Cincinnati, 1993. Associate Professor, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering. Water, wastewater, and hazardous waste treatment; biodegradation, computer modeling.
Fox, Alvin, Ph.D., University of Leeds, 1976. Professor, Department of Pathology, Microbiology, & Immunology. Microbiology; airborne contaminants.
Frank, Elaine M., Ph.D., University of South Carolina, 1988. Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Communication Science and Disorders; Director, Adult Neurological Disorders Laboratory. Toxic effects of substances on speech-language and hearing functions.
Friedman, Bob, Ph.D., University of South Carolina, 2002. Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Sciences. Bioinformatics and Evolutionary Biology.
Friend, Christy, Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin, 1997. Associate Professor, Department of English Language and Literature. Environmental rhetoric and education.

G

Gadala-Maria, Francis A., Ph.D., Stanford University, 1979. Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering. Sustainable chemical design; environmentally conscious manufacturing.
Geidel, Gwendelyn, Ph.D., J.D., University of South Carolina, 1982,1989. Research Professor, Department of Earth and Ocean Sciences; Director, Environment & Sustainability Program. Prediction, amelioration and treatment of ground and surface water contamination caused by mining and earth disturbances.
Goodall, Johathan, Ph.D.,University of Texas, 2005.  Assistant Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. Water resources engineering; watershed-scale hydrology; computational approaches for analyzing large, complex hydrologic systems.
Goode, Scott R., Ph.D., Michigan State University, 1974. Professor, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry. Analytical chemistry of radioactive waste vitrification.
Graf, William L., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1974, Carolina Distinguished Emeritus Professor, Department of Geography and NAS national associate. River processes; geomorphology; public land and water policy.

H

Harmon, Sarah Michele, Ph.D., University of South Carolina, 2003. Assistant Professor, Department of Biology & Geology, USC Aiken. Aquatic toxicology, mercury biogeochemistry, constructed wetlands for wastewater treatment.
Hebert, James R., Sc.D., Harvard University, 1984. Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics; Director, SC Cancer Prevention and Control Program. Developing methodologies for studying as well as testing the effects of changes in diet and related factors in prevention and control of cancer.
Hiscox, April, Ph.D., University of Connecticut, 2006.  Assistant Professor, Department of Geography.  Boundary Layer Meteorology, Land-Air Interactions, Forest Meteorology, and
Aerosol Dispersion .
Hodgson, Michael E., Ph.D., University of South Carolina, 1987. Professor, Department of Geography. GIS, remote sensing, geographic change, hazards, analytical cartography.
Hughes, Austin L., Ph.D., Indiana University, 1984. Professor, Department of Biological Sciences. Molecular evolution, biodiversity; conservation biology.
Huhns, Michael N., Ph.D., University of Southern California, 1975. NCR Professor and Chair, Department of Computer Science and Engineering; Director, Center for Information Technology. Environmental information management.

I

Imran, Jasim, Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 1997. Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering. Sediment and pollutant transport, channel morphology, hydraulics, density current.

 

J

James, L. Allan, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, 1988. Professor, Department of Geography. Geomorphology; surface hydrology.
Jensen, John R., Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles, 1976. Carolina Distinguished Professor, Department of Geography. Wetlands; remote sensing; GIS.
Johnson, Ann, Ph.D., Princeton University, 2000.  Department of History.  Science and technology; modern Europe.
Jones, W. Joe., Ph.D., University of California, 2001. Director, Environmental Genomics Core Facility. 
Jones, Sonya, Ph.D., University of North Carolina, 2002.  Assistant Professor, Center for Research in Nutrition and Health Disparities 

 

K

Kelly, Kenneth G., Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles, 1995. Professor, Department of Anthropology. Cultural concepts of the built and natural environments.
Khan, Jamil A., Ph.D., Clemson University, 1988. Professor and Chair, Department of Mechanical Engineering. Hazardous waste reduction and life analysis.
Kloot, Robin (Buz), Ph.D. University of South Carolina, 2005. Research Associate Professor, Associate Director,  Environmental Health Sciences.  Conservation decision support systems, GIS, water and water quality in resource assessments and conservation management.
Kneas, David, Ph.D. , Yale University. Instructor.  Environmental anthropology and history, Latin American anthropology.
Kupfer, John, Ph.D., University of Iowa, 1995. Professor, Department of Geography, Landscape ecology, biogeography, forest conservation and management, spatial analysis, geographic information science, biostatistics, ecological modeling.

L

Lakshmi, Venkat, Ph.D., Princeton University, 1995. Professor, Department of Earth and Ocean Sciences and Marine Science. Global land surface warming; hydrology, water resources.
Leatherman, Thomas L., Ph.D., University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 1987. Professor, Department of Anthropology. Human ecology, medical and nutritional anthropology, environment and development.
Lekan, Thomas M., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1999. Associate Professor, Department of History. Nature preservation and land use planning, comparative environmental and urban history.
Lewis, Kevin, Ph.D., University of Chicago, 1980. Professor, Department of Religious Studies. Biblical tradition; response to the landscape in American arts; sustainable issues.
Linnan, David, J.D., University of Chicago Law School, 1979. Associate Professor, School of Law. Trade and environment; environmental law.

M

Marton, Laszlo, Ph.D., Jozsef Attila University, 1976, Szeged, Hungary. Professor, Department of Biological Sciences. Phyto-remediation, molecular biology, genetic engineering of plants.
Matthews, Michael A., Ph.D., Texas A&M University, 1986. Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering. Supercritical carbon dioxide technology, solvent substitution, pollution prevention, chemical process modeling.
McAnally, Anthony S., Ph.D., Auburn University, 1989. Associate Professor, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering. Corrosion control in water treatment; constructed wetlands for wastewater treatment.
Meade, Douglas B., Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon University, 1989. Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics. Population dynamics with nonlinear diffusion; electromagnetic, seismic and acoustic wave propagation in unbounded domains.
Meadows, Michael E., Ph.D., University of Tennessee, 1976. Associate Professor, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering. Urban stormwater management, wetlands hydrology, groundwater-surface water interaction, septic tank drainfield performance, field monitoring, site characterization, vadose zone processes, hydraulic structures.
Mills, Heidi, Ed.D., Indiana University, 1986.  Professor, Teacher Education, USC's Collaborative Research and Program Development.
Mitchell, Jerry T., Ph.D., University of South Carolina, 1998. Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Geography; Director, Center of Excellence for Geographic Education. Resource management, land use planning, environmental hazards.
Mock, Cary J., Ph.D., University of Oregon, 1994. Associate Professor, Department of Geography. Paleoclimatology, climatology, historical environments, meteorology, physical geography, environmental change.
Morehouse, Jeffrey H., Ph.D., Auburn University, 1976. Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering. Simulation and analysis of alternative energy systems for power production (automotive and stationary) and building's energy use (HVAC).
Morris, James T., Ph.D., Yale University, 1979. Director, Belle W. Baruch Institute for Marine and Coastal Sciences; Professor; Department of Biological Sciences and Marine Science. Wetlands ecology, ecosystem modeling.
Mousseau, Timothy A., Ph.D., McGill University, 1988. Associate Vice President for Research and Graduate Education;  Professor, Department of Biological Sciences. Ecology, evolution; genetics; plant-insect interactions.
Murray, Jason, Ph.D., University of California, San Diego, 2007. Assistant Professor, Department of Economics. and Environment and Sustainability Program. Environmental Economics, natural resource economics, technological change and fisheries.

N

Nelson, John B., Ph.D., Florida State University, 1982. Chief Curator, A.C. Moore Herbarium. Botany, plant taxonomy, plant distribution.

O

Oldendick, Robert, Ph.D., University of Cincinnati, 1977. Professor, Department of Political Science; Director, Institute for Public Service and Policy Research.   Executive Director, Institute for Public Service and Policy Research.

P

Peters, Walter H., Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1978. Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering. Sustainable design and development solutions; sustainability issues in higher education.
Pierce, Charles A., Ph.D., Northwestern University, 1998. Associate Professor, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering. Geo-environmental engineering; waste material reuse in construction.
Pinckney, Jay L., Ph.D., University of South Carolina, 1992. Associate Professor, Department of Biological Sciences and Marine Science Program. Marine ecology, Benthic microbial processes and Phytoplankton ecology.
Pirkle, William A., Ph.D., University of North Carolina, 1972. Professor, Department of Biology & Geology, USC Aiken. Environmental monitoring.
Place, Sean, Ph.D., University of California Santa Barbara, 2005. Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Sciences and Environment and Sustainability Program. Environmental and ecological physiology of marine organisms.
Popov, Branko N., Ph.D., University of Zagreb, 1972. Carolina Distinguished Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering; Director, Center for Electrochemical Engineering. Electrochemical decontamination of soils; waste minimization through electrochemical techniques and electrosorption for all media; control technologies.
Porter, Dwayne E., Ph.D., University of South Carolina, 1995. Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Arnold School of Public Health; Marine Science Program; Director, GIP Laboratory. GIS, remote sensing and digital image processing; spatial modeling; impact assessment.
Jennifer R. Pournelle, Ph.D., University of California, San Diego, 2003. Research Assistant Professor. Environment and Sustainability Program.  Landscape Archaeology, sattelite remote sensing in archaeology, wetland cultural ecology, environmental security, Middle East, MEERM Internship option.

Q

Quattro, Joseph M., Ph.D., Rutgers, 1991. Graduate Director, Environment & Sustainability Program; Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, Marine Science Program. Population and evolutionary genetics.

R

Ray, Richard P., Ph.D., University of Michigan, 1983. Associate Professor, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering. Soil/contaminant interaction; unsaturated groundwater flow.
Rhodes, Lynne, Ph.D., Clemson University, 1979.  Associate Professor, Department of English, University of South Carolina-Aiken. Creative nonfiction.
Richardson, Tammi, Ph.D., Dalhousie University (Canada) 1996, Assistant Professor, Department of Biological SciencesMarine Science Program. Phytoplankton Physiology and Ecology; Marine Food Webs.
Ritter, James A., Ph.D., State University of New York at Buffalo, 1989. Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering. Waste minimization through adsorption processes.
Rothenberg, Sarah E., D.Env., University of California, 2007.  Assistant Professor, Arnold School of Public Health.  Global health, methylmercury, biogeochemical cycling, rice paddies. 

S

Sawyer, Roger H., Ph.D., University of Massachusetts, 1970. Senior Associate Executive Dean, College of Arts and Sciences; Carolina Distinguished Professor, Department of Biological Sciences. Population and conservation genetics.
Shafer, John M., Ph.D., Colorado State University, 1979. Director and Research Professor, Earth Sciences and Resources Institute. Groundwater hydrology, computer modeling, applied optimization, aquifer analysis, and contamination potential mapping.
Shaw, Timothy J., Ph.D., University of California, San Diego, 1988. Professor, Marine Science Program and Dept. of Chemistry & Biochemistry. Analytical chemistry; chemical oceanography; environmental chemistry.
Shealy, Jr., Harry E., Ph.D., University of South Carolina, 1972. Professor, Department of Biology & Geology, USC Aiken. Longleaf pine/wiregrass restoration; Carolina bays; rare plants.
Shervette, Virginia, Ph.D., Texas A&M University, 2006.  Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Arnold School of Public Health. Estuarine ecology of fishes and invertebrates, coastal policy issues, estuarine health monitoring, community ecology, essential fish habitat, human dimensions of fisheries management, Coastal Zone Management.
Smith, Garriet W., Ph.D., Clemson University, 1981. Professor, Department of Biology & Geology, USC Aiken. Microbial interactions with seagrasses and corals; diseases of hard corals and gorgonians.
Staton, Joseph L., Ph.D., University of Louisiana, 1992. Associate Professor, Department of Biology, USC Beaufort. Population genetics, marine ecology, invertebrate zoology.

T

Thompson, Stephen L., Ph.D., Vanderbilt University, 2002. Associate Professor, College of Education. Science education for K-higher education.
Thunell, Robert C., Ph.D., University of Rhode Island, 1978. Carolina Distinguished Professor, Earth and Ocean Sciences and Marine Science Program. Reconstructions of marine paleoenvironments.
Tompkins, Mark E., Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 1981. Associate Professor, Department of Political Science. Environmental policy; policy analysis.
Torres, Raymond, Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 1997. Associate Professor, Departments Earth and Ocean Sciences and Marine Science Program. Hydrology, runoff generation, erosion.
Tufford, Daniel L., Ph.D., University of South Carolina, 1996. Research Associate Professor, Department of Biological Sciences. Watershed ecology and water resources management.

U

V
Voros, David W., MFA, Henry Radford Hope School of the Fine Arts, Indiana University, Bloomington, 1994. Assistant Professor, Department of Art. Tribal cultures of Indonesia; interrelation of art and environment.
Voulgaris, George, Ph.D., University of Southampton, UK, 1992. Professor, Marine Science and Earth and Ocean Sciences. Coastal processes and sediment dynamics.

W

Waddell, Michael, M.S. University of South Carolina, 1982. Research Associate Professor, Earth Sciences and Resources Institute.  Seismic data acquisition, seismic interpretation, rock physics studies.
Wagner, Gail E., Ph.D., Washington University, St. Louis, 1987. Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology. Paleoethnobotany, anthropogenesis, ethnobotany.
Wang, Hong, Ph.D., University of Wyoming, 1992. Professor, Department of Mathematics. Modeling of groundwater contaminant transfer; disposal of nuclear waste; numerical simulations.
Weidner, John W., Ph.D., North Carolina State University, 1991.; Professor and Chair, Department of Chemical Engineering. Electrochemical treatment of waste; pollution prevention through electrochemical synthesis.
Weyeneth, Robert R., Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 1984. Professor, Department of History; Co-Director, Public History Program. American environmental history.
Whitcomb, Kathleen, Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 1989. Associate Professor, Department of Management Science. Applied decision analysis, risk analysis, decision making under uncertainty, decision making for ill-structured problems.
White, Scott M., Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara, 2001. Associate Professor, Department of Earth and Ocean Sciences and Marine Science Program. Environmental geophysics and marine/coastal geology.
Whiteman, David P., Ph.D., University of North Carolina, 1980. Associate Professor, Department of Political Science; Director, Green (West) Quad Learning Center. Ecology and politics; green political entities.
Wilson, Alicia, Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University, 1999. Associate Professor, Department of Earth and Ocean Sciences. Hydrogeology.
Woliver, Laura, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, 1986. Professor, Department of Political Science. Interest groups and social movements.
Woodin, Sarah A., Ph.D., University of Washington, 1972. Carolina Distinguished Professor, Department of Biological Sciences and Marine Science Program. Benthic ecology.
Woodward, Douglas, Ph.D., University of Texas, Austin, 1986. Professor, Department of Economics. Economic development, foreign investment, industry location.

X

Xu, Wenyuan, Ph.D., Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, 2007.  Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering.  Interests include wireless networking and its security, location privacy, sensor networks, VANET, mobile computing, and cognitive radios. 

Y

Yankovsky, Alexander E., Ph.D., Physical-Mathematical Sciences/Geophysics, Marine Hydrophysical Inst., Sevastopol, USSR (now Ukraine), 1991. Assistant Professor, Marine Science Program and Dept. of Earth and Ocean Sciences. Dynamics on continental shelves and in marginal seas

Z

Adjunct Faculty

Arega, Feleke, Ph.D., Hong Kong University.  Water Resources Engineer; Land, Water, and Conservation Division; SC Department of Natural Resources.  Numerical modeling and environmental hydraulics and hydrology; environmental water quality; fisheries protection, coastal ecosystem management, pollutant transport, impacts of land change.

Hodge, John, M.S., J.D., University of South Carolina, 1981, 1983. Environmental Attorney, Geologist.  Adjunct Professor, Environment and Sustainability Program, USC and President of Hodge and Associates, LLC. Environmental remediation, impact assessment and mitigation; coastal processes; environmental law and regulatory systems. 

Mancke, III, Rudolph "Rudy" E., B.A., Wofford College, 1967, Doctor Humane Letters, College of Charleston (1990), Winthrop University (1993), and Coker College (1998); Doctor of Science, Wofford College (1992), Presbyterian College (1999), and Clemson University (2007). Office of the Provost, Naturalist in Residence. Natural History, dragonfly systematics, environmental education.

  Michel, Jacqueline, Ph.D., University of South Carolina, 1980. Adjunct Professor of Environmental Studies, Environment & Sustainability Program, USC; President, Research Planning, Inc., Columbia, SC. Terrestrial and marine pollution studies, coastal geomorphology, environmental impact assessments.

Shelley, David C., Ph.D., University of South Carolina, 2007.  Education Coordinator, Old-Growth Bottomland Forest Research and Education Center at Congaree National Park.  Fluvial Geomorphology, Southeastern Geology, Watershed Studies, Science Communication.

 

Senior Associate Faculty (list of names only)  

Jill Anderson

Allan James

Jennifer Pournelle

Jessica Barnes

Ann Johnson

Joseph Quattro

Phillip Barnes

David Kneas

Mark Tompkins

Carol Boggs

John Kupfer

Daniel Tufford

Kirstin Dow

Timothy Mousseau

 Scott White

Joshua Eagle

Jason Murray

 Alicia Wilson

Joseph Flora

Sean Place

 

Gwendelyn Geidel

Dwayne Porter