Center For Enviromental Policy And Administration Faculty

Sherburne Abbott

Sherburne Abbott
University Professor, Geography by Courtesy Appointment
Director, Environment, Sustainability, and Policy ILM
M.F.S., Yale University
Climate change, energy, sustainability

Jacob Bendix

Jacob Bendix
Professor, Geography
Adjunct Associate Professor of Environmental and Forest Biology, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry
Ph.D., University of Georgia, 1992
Biogeography, pyrogeography, geomorphology, human impacts on environmental systems, media coverage of the environment

Peter Castro

A.H. Peter Castro
Associate Professor, Anthropology
Robert D. McClure Professor of Teaching Excellence
Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara, 1988
Applied anthropology, rural development policy and planning, environmental conflict management,climate change, forestry, food security, refugees, East Africa

Matthew Huber

Matthew T. Huber
Associate Professor, Geography
Director of Graduate Studies, Geography
Ph.D., Clark University, 2009
Political economy, historical geography, energy and capitalism, climate politics, resource governance and social theory


W. Henry Lambright
Professor, Public Administration and International Affairs and Political Science
Ph.D., Columbia University, 1966
Science and technology policy, environmental policy and administration


Allan C. Mazur
Professor, Policy Studies
Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University, 1969
Biosociology, sciences, and technology


John McPeak
Professor, Public Administration and International Affairs
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, 1999
Development economics, natural resource economics, African agricultural development

Mark Monmonier

Mark Monmonier
Distinguished Professor of Geography
Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University, 1969
Geographic information (technology, policy, and societal role), history of cartography in the 20th century (esp. innovation and intellectual property), map design, environmental mapping

Tom Perreault

Tom Perreault
Professor and Chair, Geography
DellPlain Professor of Latin American Geography
Laura J. and L. Douglas Meredith Professor of Teaching Excellence
Ph.D., University of Colorado, 2000
political ecology; environmental justice; water governance; critical resource geography; mining and extractivism; rural livelihoods; agrarian political economy; indigeneity and indigenous politics; Latin America

David Popp

David Popp
Professor, Public Administration and International Affairs
Caroline Rapking Faculty Scholar in Public Administration and Policy
Ph.D., Yale University, 1997
Environmental economics, economics of technological change

Sarah Pralle

Sarah Pralle
Associate Professor, Political Science
Director of Undergraduate Studies, Political Science
Research Associate, Center for Environmental Policy and Administration
Ph.D., University of Washington, 2001
U.S. public policy, agenda setting and policy change, environmental politics and policy, climate change and energy, interest groups and social movements

Jane Read

Jane M. Read
Associate Professor, Geography
Ph.D., Louisiana State University, 1999
Geographic information systems and remote sensing, human-environment interactions, geohumanities, indigenous livelihoods, Latin America

Becky Schewe

Rebecca Schewe
Associate Professor, Sociology
O'Hanley Faculty Scholar
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2011
Environmental and natural resource sociology

Saba Siddiki

Saba Siddiki
Associate Professor, Public Administration and International Affairs
Ph.D., University of Colorado Denver, 2011
Policy design, implementation, and compliance, collaborative governance, institutional analysis, sustainability technology and behavior, environmental policy, food policy

Farhana Sultana

Farhana Sultana
Associate Professor, Geography
Research Director for Environmental Collaboration and Conflicts, PARCC (Program for the Advancement of Research on Conflict and Collaboration)
Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 2007
Political ecology, International development, water governance, climate change, gender, citizenship, human rights, South Asia

Peter Wilcoxen

Peter Wilcoxen
Professor, Public Administration and International Affairs
Ajello Professor in Energy and Environmental Policy
Laura J. and L. Douglas Meredith Professor for Teaching Excellence
Director, Center for Environmental Policy and Administration
Ph.D., Harvard University, 1989
Natural resource, environmental economics

Robert Wilson

Robert Wilson
Associate Professor, Geography
Ph.D., University of British Columbia, 2003
Environmental history, historical geography, animals and society, climate-change history and politics, environmentalism

Affiliated Faculty

Steve Chapin
Associate Professor of Computer Science, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Syracuse University

Jason Dedrick
Professor, School of Information Studies, Syracuse University

David M. Driesen
University Professor, College of Law, Syracuse University

Paul D. Hirsch
Associate Professor, Environmental Studies, SUNY ESF

Keli Perrin
Assistant Director, Institute for National Security and Counterterrorism