ERIE Participating Departments

The eight following University at Buffalo (UB) departments/programs participate and accept ERIE doctoral students. In addition, two Buffalo State College(BSC) Programs can also accept candidates interested in the ERIE program.

Students should contact departments of interest to obtain application information. Click on the department name in the icon to see contact information and participating faculty in that department. Click here for ERIE brochure.

 

University at Buffalo

Department of American Studies
1010 Clemens Hall
Buffalo, NY 14260-4630
Phone: (716)645-2546  Fax: (716)645-5977
Web: http://www.americanstudies.buffalo.edu/
Graduate Admissions Secretary:
                Betsy Thornton, (716) 645-2975
                Email: met8@buffalo.edu
Participating Faculty:
Donald A. Grinde (Native American History, environmental policy)
Oren R. Lyons (International environmental issues)

Department of Biology
109 Cooke Hall
Buffalo, NY 14260
Phone: (716)645-2363  Fax: (716)645-2975
Web: http://www.biologicalsciences.buffalo.edu
Director of Graduate Studies:
                Stephen J. Free, Ph.D.
                Email: free@buffalo.edu
Participating Faculty:
Mary A. Bisson (Plant physiology, phytoremediation)
Clyde F. Herreid (Center for Case Study Teaching in Science)
Kenton Stewart (emeritus) (Limnology)
Derek Taylor (Ecology of freshwater macroinvertebrates)

Department of Chemistry
359 Natural Sciences Complex
Buffalo, NY 14260-3000
Phone: (716)645-6800  Fax: (716)645-6963
Web: http://www.chemistry.buffalo.edu
Graduate Admissions Secretary:
                Michelle Zglinicki (716) 645-6800, x2030
                Email: chemgrad@buffalo.edu
Participating Faculty:
Diana S. Aga (Environmental chemistry, organic pollutants)
Thomas Furlani (Director for Center of Computational Research)
Joseph A. Gardella (Environmental chemistry, public policy)

Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering
202 Jarvis Hall
Buffalo, NY 14260
Phone: (716)645-2001  Fax: (716)645-3733
Web: http://www.csee.buffalo.edu
Graduate Admissions Secretary:
                Kirsten Brown (716) 645-4350
                Email: kabrown@buffalo.edu
Participating Faculty:  
Alan J. Rabideau (PI)(Environmental modeling, uncertainty analysis)
Joseph F. Atkinson (Great Lakes, water quality modeling)
Igor Jankovic (Groundwater modeling)
James N. Jensen (Teaching effectiveness, water quality)
Christina W. Tsai (Hydrology, sediment transport)
A. Scott Weber (Environmental microbiology)

Evolution, Ecology and Behavior Program
876 Natural Sciences Complex
Buffalo, NY 14260
Phone: (716)645-6800 x3923  Fax: (716)645-3999
Web: http://evolutionecologybehavior.buffalo.edu
Email: ub-evb@buffalo.edu
Participating Faculty:
Howard R. Lasker (Population ecology)
Christopher Larsen (Restoration ecology)
Derek Taylor (Ecology of freshwater macroinvertebrates)

Department of Geography
105 Wilkeson Quad, Ellicott Complex
Buffalo, NY 14260
Phone: (716)645-2722 Fax: (716)645-2329
Web: http://www.geog.buffalo.edu
Graduate Admissions Secretary:
                Betsy Abraham, (716) 645-2722, x13
                Email: babraham@buffalo.edu
Participating Faculty:
Sean J. Bennett (Sediment and watershed processes)
Christopher Larsen (Restoration ecology)
D. Scott Mackay (Ecohydrology)
David Mark (Director of National Center for Geographic Information Analysis)

Department of Geology
876 Natural Sciences Complex
Buffalo, NY 14260
Phone: (716)645-6800  Fax: (716)645-3999
Web: http://www.geology.buffalo.edu
Graduate Admissions Secretary:
                Marty Roth, (716) 645-6800, x6100
                Email: mlroth@buffalo.edu
Participating Faculty:
Richelle M. Allen-King (Hydrogeochemistry)
Tracy Bank (Environmental geochemistry)
Howard R. Lasker (Population ecology)

Department of Philosophy
135 Park Hall
Buffalo, NY 14260
Phone: (716)645-2444  Fax: (716)645-6139
Web: http://www.philosophy.buffalo.edu
Graduate Admissions Secretary:
                Judy Wagner, (716) 645-2444, x135
                Email: jjwagner@buffalo.edu
Participating Faculty:
Kenneth E. Shockley (Ethics, environmental policy)

Buffalo State College

Biology Department
Science Building 314, Buffalo State College
1300 Elmwood Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14222
Phone: (716) 878-5203  Fax: (716) 878-4028
Web: http://www.buffalostate.edu/biology/
Email: biology@buffalostate.edu
Participating Faculty:
Amy M. McMillan (Population and conservation genetics)
Christopher Pennuto (Freshwater macroinvertebrate ecology)
Alicia Perez-Fuentetaja (Aquatic community ecology)
Randal J. Snyder (Great Lakes fish ecology)

Geography and Planning Department
Classroom Building A213, Buffalo State College
1300 Elmwood Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14222
Phone: (716) 878-6216  Fax: (716) 878-4009
Web: http://www.buffalostate.edu/geography/
Department Secretary:
                Patricia J. Korta, (716) 878-6216
                Email: kortapj@buffalostate.edu
Participating Faculty:
Kelly Frothingham (Stream restoration and naturalization)