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UNIVERSITY SERVICE

Member, Faculty Advisory Committee, Haas Center for Public Service: 2015–2017

Member, IRB 2 Panel: Administrative Panel on Human Subjects in Nonmedical Research: 2015–2016

Member, Provost’s Advisory Committee on Postdoctoral Affairs: 2014–2016

Search Committee Member, Director, Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment: 2015–2016

Co-Chair, Environmental Venture Projects Selection Committee, Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment: 2016–2018

Member, Faculty Advisory Group, Leadership for Sustainability and Resilience program, School of Earth, Energy, and Environmental Sciences: 2016–present

Member, Faculty Advisory Committee, Emmett Interdisciplinary Program on Environment and Resources: 2010– present

Member, Faculty Advisory Committee and Affiliated Faculty, Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society: 2010–present

Member, Admissions Committee, Emmett Interdisciplinary Program on Environment and Resources, School of Earth Sciences: 2009–2012; 2014–2016

Member, Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve Advisory Committee: 2009–present

Dean’s Faculty Advisory Committee, Graduate School of Education: 2014–2016

Chair, Education Committee, Woods Institute for the Environment: 2008–2013

Faculty Chair, Young Environmental Scholars Conference for Graduate and Postdoctoral Scholars, Woods Institute for the Environment: 2008–2012; 2015–2016

Member, Committee of the Whole, Earth Systems Program, School of Earth, Energy and Environmental Sciences: 2009–present

Review Committee, Philanthropy and Civil Society Fellowships, Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society: 2010–2013

Faculty Lead, Navigating Interdisciplinary Waters Project, Emmett Interdisciplinary Program on Environment and Resources (funding from the SCORE grant, Vice Provost for Graduate Education): 2009–2012

Member, Faculty Advisory Board, Commercial Outfitting and the Wilderness Act Uncommon Dialogue, Woods Institute for the Environment: February 2012 

Member, Planning Committee, Follow-up to Stanford’s Environment and Sustainability Initiative, School of Earth Sciences and Woods Institute for the Environment: 2011–2012

Faculty Panel Judge, Learning Design and Technology Expo, Graduate School of Education: 2012

Search Committee, Stanford Postdoctoral Scholar in Natural and Cultural Heritage, Archeology Center and Woods Institute for the Environment: 2010–2011 

STUDENT ADVISEES AND POSTDOCTORAL SCHOLARS

Current Ph.D. Advisees, Program, and Research Topics

Jenna Forsyth, Emmett Interdisciplinary Program on Environment and Resources (E-IPER), Co-Advisor, Social Ecology and Health Promotion

Anna Lee, E-IPER, Primary Advisor, Motivations and Knowledge Sources Affecting Farmers’ Market Experience

Rebecca Niemiec,** E-IPER, Primary Advisor, Investigating How the Attribution of Responsibility and Actions to Other Actors in a Management Mosaic Influences Landowner Engagement in Invasive Species Control

Indira Phukan, Graduate School of Education, Primary Advisor, Characterizing the Culture of Environmental Education through Analyzing Rich Points in Field Settings

Shannon Swanson, E-IPER, Co-Advisor, Community Engagement and Participatory Resource Management in Coastal Areas

Jose Urteaga, E-IPER, Co-Advisor, Exploring Small-Scale Fisheries Governance in Nicaragua: Community-based conservation and social strategies for engagement

Lynne Zummo, Graduate School of Education, Co-Advisor, Environmental Science Education in Formal and Informal Settings

Ph.D. Committee Member

Staci Lewis, E-IPER, The Belau Watershed Alliance: A case study of a bridging organization in Palau

Tanner Vea, Graduate School of Education, Humans, Animals, and Environment: Understanding and designing for the learning of ethical convictions

Jennifer Wang, E-IPER, Business Leadership and Environmental Sustainability

Ciara Wirth, Department of Anthropology, Effects of Formal Schooling on Waodani Ecological Knowledge and Trust

Current Master’s Advisees

Mary Boyer, Latin American Studies

Amelia Farber, Latin American Studies

Samantha Selby, International Comparative Education and International Education Policy Analysis, Graduate School of Education

Completed Ph.D. Students

Advisees

Matthew Biggar, 2015, Graduate School of Education, Everyday Life Behavior and the Environment: The role of self-interest, conditions, and learning in personal transportation choices; Currently: Research Consultant 

K.C. Busch,* 2016, Graduate School of Education, Co-Advisor, Deliberating Climate Change, Currently: Postdoctoral Fellow, Graduate School of Education, Stanford University

Marilyn Cornelius,* 2013, Co-Advisor, E-IPER, Designing for Behavior Change: Using behavior theory to reduce energy use in California; Currently: Co-Founder and Principal, Alchemus Prime Environmental Consulting Firm

Amanda Cravens, 2014, Primary Advisor, E-IPER, Learning Design and Technology as Supports and Facilitators for Environmental Conflict Resolution; Currently: USGS Mendenhall Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Rebecah Davis, 2015, Co-Advisor, Graduate School of Education, Climate Change Education: Using the Goal Frame Theory to encourage climate-friendly behavior; Currently: Research Consultant

Rachelle Gould,*± 2013, Co-Advisor, E-IPER, Reforestation and Cultural Ecosystem Services in Kona, Hawai’i; Currently: Assistant Professor, University of Vermont

Kathayoon Khalil, 2014, Graduate School of Education, Social Learning Systems in Zoo and Aquarium Education; Currently: Principal Evaluator, Seattle Aquarium

Noa Lincoln,** 2013, Co-Advisor, E-IPER, The Ethno-Agroecology of the Kona Field System, Hawaii Island, Hawaii: Co- evolution of environment, agricultural practice, and society; Currently: Assistant Professor, Department of Natural Resources and Environment, University of Hawai’i, Manoa

Heather Lukacs, 2014, Primary Advisor, E-IPER, Sustaining the Benefits of Stream Restoration by Watershed Groups in Appalachia; Currently: Project Director, Community Water Center, Visalia, California

Kathleen O’Connor, 2016, Primary Advisor, The Development of Environmental Identity among Participants in Residential Environmental Education Programs, Currently: Postdoctoral Fellow, NatureBridge, in cooperation with Graduate School of Education, Stanford University

Daniel Reineman, 2015, Primary Advisor, E-IPER, The Human Dimensions of Wave Resource Management in California; Currently: Postdoctoral Scholar, Bill Lane Center for the American West, Stanford University

Nik Sawe, 2016, E-IPER, Co-Advisor, Environmental Decisionmaking and Risk Perception: Effects of place-related connections and implications for philanthropic support; Currently: Postdoctoral Scholar, Precourt Energy Efficiency Center, Stanford University 

Committee Member

Alice Fu, 2011, Graduate School of Education: Designers as Brokers: The development of field trip programs at three informal science institutions; Currently: Science Education Research Associate, SK Partners, Menlo Park, CA

Aaron Strong, E-IPER, Barriers to Including Biogeochemical Data in Ecosystem-Based Management across Governance Scales in the Context of Managing Land-Ocean Coupled Human-Natural System Problems, Currently: Assistant Professor, Marine Policy, University of Maine

Evan Szu, 2015, Graduate School of Education: Science in Popular Television: Comparing perspectives of middle school students, university students, and media makers

Lauren Oakes, 2015, E-IPER, Sustaining Forest Communities in a Changing Climate: Identifying social and ecological responses to yellow-cedar decline in southeast Alaska’s coastal rainforests; Currently: Research Associate, Lecturer, and Visiting Scholar in Environmental Science Writing, Stanford University 

Nicola Ulibarri, 2015, E-IPER, Collaborating for People and Nature: Assessing the impacts of collaborative governance in federal hydropower licensing; Currently: Postdoctoral Scholar, Bill Lane Center for the American West, Stanford University

Mehana Blaich Vaughan, 2012, E-IPER: Community-Based Conservation, Resource Management, and Environmental Learning among Native Hawaiian Communities; Currently: Assistant Professor, Department of Natural Resources and Environment, University of Hawai’i, Manoa 

Completed Master’s Degree Advisees

Annika Alexander-Ozinkas, 2013, Earth Systems, Focus: Education and Communications

Robert Jackman, 2012, Public Policy, Focus: Environmental and Education Policy

Tessaly Jen, 2012, Earth Systems, Focus: Education and Communications

Lauren Kubiak, 2011, Earth Systems, Focus: Environmental Education and Communications; Thesis: The Nantucket Model: Two case studies in zero waste feasibility

Gina Lappé, 2011, Earth Systems, Focus: Environmental Education

Lindley Mease, 2013, Earth Systems, Focus: Education and Community-Based Conservation

Gretchen O’Henley, 2012, Earth Systems, Focus: Education and Communications 

Undergraduate Thesis Advisees

Amelia Farber, 2015, Anthropology; Goldman Environmental Honors Thesis Program (Woods Institute for the Environment): Environmental Literacy in the Galapagos Islands: Understanding the baseline

Molly Oshun, 2011, Engineering; Thesis: Collaborative Neighborhood Planning Processes: A Seattle case study

Susan Rebellon, 2011, Earth Systems; Thesis: Recycling Systems and Incentives in Amazonian Ecotourism

Hannah Rich, 2013, Earth Systems; Honors Thesis in Education: School Gardens in South Africa as a Site of Food Security, Education, Environmental Awareness, and Civic Engagement; Winner, Firestone Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Research and Scholarship 

Former Postdoctoral Scholars

Hilary Boudet, Behavioral Science Strategies for Motivating Environmental Behavior for Residential Energy Efficiency (Co- Advisor with Professor Thomas Robinson, M.D., Stanford University School of Medicine and Stanford Health Prevention Research Center), 2010–2012; Currently: Assistant Professor, Public Policy and Planning, Oregon State University

Rachelle Gould, Environmental Learning and Environmental Behavior within a Community-Based Paradigm, 2013–2015; Currently: Assistant Professor, School of Environmental Studies and College of Natural Resources, University of Vermont

Carter Hunt, Nature-Based Tourism as a Motivation for Environmental Behavior (Co-Advisor with Professor William Durham, Anthropology and Program on Human Biology), 2009–2012; Currently: Assistant Professor, Recreation, Park, and Tourism Management, Pennsylvania State University

Janel Schuh, Environmental Communication and Sense of Place as an Avenue toward Social Change, 2012–2014; Currently: Research Associate, Fors Marsh Group and Visiting Lecturer, Communication, Annenberg School of Communication, University of Southern California 

Carly Sponarski, Motivating and Sustaining Pro-Ocean Literacy and Behavior, 2015–2016; Currently: Assistant Professor, Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Conservation Biology, University of Maine

Jennifer Thomsen, Environmental Learning and Environmental Behavior as Evidenced in the San Francisco Bay Area Case Studies, 2014–2015; Currently: Assistant Professor, Environmental Studies, University of Montana

Mele Wheaton, Nature-Based Tourism as a Platform for Informal Science Education and Environmental Behavior, 2011–2015; Currently: Research Associate, Graduate School of Education, Stanford University

Deborah Wojcik, Organizational Network Analysis of Environmental Learning in the San Francisco Bay Area, 2012–2013; Currently: Associate Director, Career Services, Nicholas School of the Environment, Duke University 

VISITING SCHOLARS HOSTED

Professor Dilafruz Williams, Portland State University, 2012

Professor Noah Feinstein, University of Wisconsin, 2016–2017 

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