Department of Environmental Sciences

Faculty and Staff Listing

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Administrative Faculty & Staff

Position Name Phone Office Email
Department Chair Fisher, Timothy x4572 WO1235 timothy.fisher@utoledo.edu
Associate Chair Sigler, Von x2897 BO2001B von.sigler@utoledo.edu
Department Secretary Michel, Shirley x2009 WO1235H shirley.michel@utoledo.edu
Business Services Officer McBride, Scott x7837 WO1235G scott.mcbride2@utoledo.edu
Laboratory Machinist Murphy, Steven x2578 WO1235F steven.murphy3@utoledo.edu
Director, Lake Erie Center Bridgeman, Thomas x8362 LEC thomas.bridgeman@utoledo.edu
Director, Stranahan Arboretum Dwyer, Daryl x2661 BO2001F daryl.dwyer@utoledo.edu
Director, Plant Science Research Center Leisner, Scott X1549 BO3001F scott.leisner@utoledo.edu

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Faculty

Name Phone Title Email Field
Appel, Heidi x2812 Professor, Environmental Sciences heidi.appel@utoledo.edu Chemical ecology of plant-insect interactions
Plant Detection of insect herbivores
Becker, Richard x4571 Associate Professor richard.becker@utoledo.edu Land subsidence
Toxic algal blooms
Groundwater resources
Bossenbroeck, Jonathan M. x4595 Professor, Ecology jonathan.bossenbroek@utoledo.edu Invasion, landscape, and watershed ecology
Modeling dispersal mechanisms
Predicting habitat suitability
Bridgeman, Thomas B. x8360 Professor, Ecology
Director, Lake Erie Center
thomas.bridgeman@utoledo.edu Limnology of large lake ecosystems
Pelagic zooplankton and phytoplankton community ecology
Impact of invasive species on lake ecosystems
Camp, Mark J. x2398 Associate Professor mark.camp@utoledo.edu Invertebrate paleontology/paleoecology
Non-marine mollusca
History of building stone/clay minerals industry
History of geology
Crail, Todd D. x4583 Associate Lecturer, Environmental Sciences todd.crail@utoledo.edu Undergraduate learning and engagement
Undergraduate field-based research
Eastern North American community ecology
Doro, Kennedy x2811 Assistant Professor kennedy.doro@utoledo.edu Hydrogeophysics
Environmental geophysics
Geophysical imaging
In-situ technologies
Dwyer, Daryl F. x2661 Associate Professor, Ecology
Director, Stranahan Arboretum
daryl.dwyer@utoledo.edu Environmental microbiology
Bioremediation, phytoremediation
Natural attenuation
Microbial physiology, genetics
Fisher, Timothy G. x4572 Professor, Geology
Department Chair
timothy.fisher@utoledo.edu  Geomorphology
Glacial and Quaternary geology
Quaternary history of the Great Lakes 
Heckathorn, Scott A. x4328 Professor, Ecology scott.heckathorn@utoledo.edu Plant physiological ecology
Biochemistry
Global environmental change
Heath-shock proteins
Hintz, William x5079 Assistant Professor william.hintz@utoledo.edu Freshwater ecology and conservation
Invasive species
Fish and fisheries
Environmental pollution and policy
Krantz, David E. x2662 Associate Professor, Geology david.krantz@utoledo.edu Coastal and marine geology
Oceanography
Quaternary geology
Martin-Hayden, James M. x2634 Associate Professor, Geology james.martin-hayden@utoledo.edu General hydrogeology
Hydrogeologic field methods
Numerical groundwater modeling
Mayer, Christine M. x4570 Professor, Ecology christine.mayer@utoledo.edu Aquatic ecology
Invertebrate-fish predator-prey interactions
Organism-habitat modification
Introduced species
Moorhead, Daryl L. x2017 Professor, Ecology daryl.moorhead@utoledo.edu Systems ecology
Qian, Song x4230 Associate Professor song.qian@utoledo.edu Environmental and ecological statistics
Bayesian hierarchical methods
Water quality and watershed modeling
Stream ecosystem response to disturbance
Refsnider, Jeanine x2664 Assistant Professor jeanine.refsnider@utoledo.edu Vertebrate zoology
Evolutionary ecology
Conservation biology
Sigler, Von x2897 Professor, Environmental Microbiology
Associate Chair
von.sigler@utoledo.edu Pathogen Ecology
Public Health Microbiology
Spanbauer, Trisha x2823 Assistant Professor trisha.spanbauer@utoledo.edu Paleolimnology
Diatom ecology and evolution
Ecosystem resilience
Spongberg, Alison L. x4091 Professor, Geology alison.spongberg@utoledo.edu Environmental geochemistry of sediments and water
Fate and transport of hazardous contaminants
Streby, Henry M. x8451 Assistant Professor henry.streby@utoledo.edu Avian ecology
Wildlife management and conservation
Ecological analysis
Weintraub, Michael N. x2585 Professor, Soil Ecology michael.weintraub@utoledo.edu Soil ecology
Ecosystem ecology
Plant-soil interactions
Biogeochemistry
Arctic ecology
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AFFILIATED FACULTY & RESEARCH ASSISTANT PROFESSORS

Name Title Appointment Type
DeBruyne, Robin L. Adjunct Assistant Research Professor of Ecology in DES/UToledo Prestige
Muller, Barry Adjunct Research Assistant Professor in DES/UToledo Prestige
Schultz, Jack C. Adjunct Research Professor of Ecology in DES/UToledo Prestige
Turner, John W. Professor, Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, University of Toledo College of Medicine, Health Science Campus; Interest in coral reef ecology  Another UToledo Department
Bunnell, David Research Fisheries Scientist with the U. S. Geological Survey, USGS and Adjunct Research Assistant Professor of Ecology in DES/UToledo; Specialty: Fish Ecology  Research/DES and Lake Erie Center
Kocovsky, Patrick M. Research Fishery Biologist with the U. S. Geological Survey, USGS and Adjunct Research Assistant Professor of Ecology in DES/UToledo; Specialty: Fish Ecology Research/DES and Lake Erie Center
Ludsin, Stuart A. Assistant Professor of Biology, Ohio State University and Adjunct Research Assistant Professor of Ecology in DES/UToledo; Specialty: Fish Ecology Research/DES and Lake Erie Center
Pritt, Jeremy Research. U.S. Geological Survey and Adjunct research Assistant Professor of Ecology in DES/UToledo Research/DES and Lake Erie Center
Roseman, Edward Research Fisheries Scientist with the U. S. Geological Survey, USGS and Adjunct Research Assistant Professor of Ecology in DES/UToledo; Specialty: Fish Ecology Research/DES and Lake Erie Center
Boldt, Jennifer Research Horticulturist, USDA-Agricultural Research Service; Adjunct Research Assistant Professor in DES/UToledo Research/DES and USDA - ARS at UToledo
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Emeritus and RETIRED Faculty

Name Title Specialty Email
Brown, V. Max Retired Associate Professor Igneous and metamorphic petrology vmaxbrown@hotmail.com
Dean, Stuart L. Professor Emeritus Structural geology, geologic mapping  
Glatzer, Louis Professor Emeritus Microbiology  
Gottgens, Johan (Hans) Professor Emeritus Wetlands ecology, paleolimnology johan.gottgens@utoledo.edu
Harrell, James A. Professor Emeritus, Archaeological Geology Archaeological geology of Egypt and other Middle Eastern countries james.harrell@utoledo.edu
Stierman, Donald Professor Emeritus Earthquake seismology, applied geophysics, Central America donald.stierman@utoledo.edu
Tramer, Elliot J. Professor Emeritus Population dynamics of vertebrates and plants, avian ecology etramer@utoledo.edu
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Graduate Students

Name
 Amidon, Zachary
 Beecher, Amber
 Carter, Sarah
 Clifton, Ian
 Crary, Andrea
 Fischer, Sarah
 Godre, Alexandra
 Hulbert, Austin
 Jaffe, Sabrina
 Jayawardena, Dileepa
 Kramer, Gunnar
 Margida, Michaela
 McCormick, Matthew
 McGuinness, Sarah
 McMillan, Cameron
 Myers, Madison
 Nummer, Stephanie
 Otten, Joshua
 Paret, Taylor
 Peterson, Polly
 Samsen, Brian
 Sasak, Taylor
 Sodeman, Alexander
 Swan, Zachary
 Wurtz, Megan
 Yang, Touhue
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Last Updated: 1/27/20