Department of Environmental Sciences

Faculty and Staff Listing

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Administrative Faculty & Staff

Position Name Phone Office Email
Department Chair Bossenbroek, Jonathan x4595 WO1235 jonathan.bossenbroek@utoledo.edu
Associate Chair Sigler, Von x2897 BO2001B von.sigler@utoledo.edu
Department Secretary Stewart, Sandy x2009 WO1235H sandra.stewart@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 UToledoLEC 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 Professor richard.becker@utoledo.edu Land subsidence
Toxic algal blooms
Groundwater resources
Bossenbroek, Jonathan M. x4595

Professor, Ecology
Department Chair

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 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 Associate 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
Streby, Henry M. x8451 Associate 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  
Goldman, Stephen L. Professor Emeritus Plant Genetics, Genetic Engineering in Plants, Phytoremediation  stephen.goldman@utoledo.edu
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
Spongberg, Alison L. Retired Professor Environmental geochemistry of sediments and water; fate and transport of hazardous contaminants alison.spongberg@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 Major Degree
(in progress)
Email Advisor
Adebayo, Moses Geology M.S. moses.adebayo@rockets.utoledo.edu  Dr. Kennedy Doro
Amidon, Zachary Biology - ecology concentration Ph.D. zachary.amidon@utoledo.edu  Dr. Christine Mayer
Armstrong, Alyssa Biology - ecology concentration M.S. alyssa.armstrong2@rockets.utoledo.edu  Dr. Trisha Spanbauer
Beecher, Amber Biology - ecology concentration M.S. amber.beecher@rockets.utoledo.edu  Dr. Thomas Bridgeman
Carter, Sarah Biology - ecology concentration M.S. sarah.carter2@rockets.utoledo.edu  Dr. Jeanine Refsnider
Casaus, Maureen Geology M.S. maureen.casaus@rockets.utoledo.edu  Dr. Timothy Fisher
Clifton, Ian Biology - ecology concentration Ph.D. ian.clifton@utoledo.edu  Dr. Jeanine Refsnider
Day, Donnie Biology - ecology concentration Ph.D. donnie.day@rockets.utoledo.edu  Dr. Michael Weintraub
Emmanuel, Efemena Geology M.S. efemenadestiny.emmanuel@rockets.utoledo.edu  Dr. Kennedy Doro
Fischer, Silas Biology - ecology concentration Ph.D. silas.fischer@rockets.utoledo.edu  Dr. Henry Streby
Holley, Maureen "Mo" Geology M.S. maureen.holley@rockets.utoledo.edu  Dr. Trisha Spanbauer
Huber, Eric Biology - ecology concentration M.S. eric.huber3@utoledo.edu  Dr. William Hintz
Hunter, Robert Biology - ecology concentration Ph.D. robert.hunter3@utoledo.edu  Dr. Christine Mayer
Jaffe, Sabrina Biology - ecology concentration Ph.D. sabrina.jaffe@rockets.utoledo.edu  Dr. Song Qian
Kostic, Emina Biology - ecology concentration  M.S. emina.kostic@rockets.utoledo.edu  Dr. Scott Heckathorn
Kramer, Gunnar Biology - ecology concentration  Ph.D. gunnar.kramer@rockets.utoledo.edu  Dr. Henry Streby
Lang, Kaitlen Biology - ecology concentration  M.S. kaitlen.lang@rockets.utoledo.edu  Dr. Christine Mayer
Lindsay, Andrea Biology - ecology concentration  Ph.D. andrea.lindsay@rockets.utoledo.edu  Dr. Henry Streby
Madden, Paige Biology - ecology concentration  M.S. paige.madden@utoledo.edu  Dr. Jeanine Refsnider
Margida, Michaela Biology - ecology concentration  Ph.D. michaela.margida@utoledo.edu  Dr. Daryl Dwyer
McKenna, Jorden Biology - ecology concentration  M.S. jorden.mckenna@rockets.utoledo.edu  Dr. William Hintz
McMillan, Cameron Biology - ecology concentration  Ph.D. cameron.mcmillan@utoledo.edu  Dr. Michael Weintraub
Miah, Imtiaz Biology - ecology concentration  Ph.D.  imtiaz.miah@rockets.utoledo.edu  Dr. Michael Weintraub
Montz, Carson Biology - ecology concentration  M.S. carson.montz@utoledo.edu  Dr. Daryl Dwyer
Moots, Garrett Biology - ecology concentration  M.S.  garrett.freymuthmoots@rockets.utoledo.edu  Dr. Von Sigler
Ogundeji, Seyi Geology M.S.  seyi.ogundeji@rockets.utoledo.edu  Dr. Richard Becker
Ogunkoya, Akinwale Geology M.S.  akinwaleoluwadamilare.ogunkoya@rockets.utoledo.edu  Drs. James Martin-Hayden and Kennedy Doro
Okoko, George Geology M.S.  george.okoko@rockets.utoledo.edu  Dr. Trisha Spanbauer
Otchere, Eugene Geology M.S.  eugene.otchere@rockets.utoledo.edu  Dr. Kennedy Doro
Otten, Joshua Biology - ecology concentration  Ph.D.  joshua.otten@rockets.utoledo.edu  Dr. Jeanine Refsnider
Paret, Taylor Biology - ecology concentration  Ph.D.  taylor.paret@rockets.utoledo.edu  Dr. Heidi Appel
Thomas, Michael Biology - ecology concentration  M.S.  michael.thomas11@rockets.utoledo.edu  Dr. Scott Heckathorn
Wilmoth, Bayley Biology - ecology concentration  Ph.D.  bayley.wilmoth@rockets.utoledo.edu  Dr. William Hintz
Yang, Touhue Biology - ecology concentration  M.S.  touhue.yang@rockets.utoledo.edu  Dr. Christine Mayer
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Last Updated: 8/27/21