Meet our faculty and staff

Our expertise ranges from conservation genetics to global ecological processes, and from individual and group environmental behavior to influences of institutions and social systems as drivers of environmental change. We are dedicated to applying our expertise to teaching, research, extension and outreach activities, including advising policymakers.

Get in touch

For general inquiries, please call (607) 255-2821 or (607) 255-2822.

Department Chair

Richard Stedman

111B Fernow Hall
(607) 255-9729
rcs6 [at] (rcs6[at]cornell[dot]edu)

Assistant to the Chair

Michele Blackmore

111C Fernow Hall
(607) 255-3245
mb2525 [at] (mb2525[at]cornell[dot]edu)

Department Manager

Tamara (Tami) Payne

111E Fernow Hall
(607) 255-0881
th47 [at]

Graduate Field Coordinator

Crystal Brown

321 Fernow Hall
(607) 255-5741
cb942 [at]

Director of Graduate Studies

Marianne Krasny

221 Fernow Hall
mek2 [at]

Director of MPS Degree Program

Stephen Morreale

108 Fernow Hall
sjm11 [at]

Financial Reporting Specialist

Tiffany Stauderman

111D Fernow Hall
(607) 255-2821
tmc58 [at]

Department Extension Leader

Paul Curtis

222 Fernow Hall
(607) 227-5927
pdc1 [at]

Extension Admin Assistant

Mandy Economos

214 Fernow Hall
(607) 255-2115
mse55 [at]

Faculty Support Specialist

Summer LaPointe

111 Fernow Hall
(607) 255-9261
sl3366 [at]

Program Assistant

Anne Marie Sheridan

211C Fernow Hall
(607) 255-4677
ams53 [at]

Mailing address

226 Mann Drive
111 Fernow Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853