Faculty Working in Water Resources at UConn

Below is a list of faculty and staff at the University of Connecticut that are actively involved in water resources related research and activities.

Chet Arnold
Extension Educator, Director of CLEAR
Extension
College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources
RESEARCH INTERESTS: land use, water resource protection,
nonpoint source pollution
PHONE: 860-345-5230
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Dr. Amvrossios "Ross" Bagtzoglou
Head of Department and Professor
Civil and Environmental Engineering
School of Engineering
RESEARCH INTERESTS: hydrologic modeling, estuarine and
river water quality management, fractured rock hydrology
PHONE: 860-486-4017
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Dr. Maria Chrysochoou
Associate Professor
Civil and Environmental Engineering
School of Engineering
RESEARCH INTERESTS: fate and transport of metals in the
environment, environmental surface chemistry, treatment an
reuse of industrial waste
PHONE: 860-486-3594
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Dr. John Clausen
Professor
Natural Resources and the Environment
College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources
RESEARCH INTERESTS: nonpoint source pollution, riparian zone
restoration, best management practices, wetland hydrology,
water quality
PHONE: 860-486-0139
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Dr. Jeffrey Cohen
Associate Professor
Finance
School of Business
RESEARCH INTERESTS: impacts of storms on real estate value,
property taxation, housing price impacts, geographical
aspects of REIT's liquidity
PHONE: 860-486-1277
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Dr. Ashley Helton
Assistant Professor
Natural Resources and the Environment
College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources
RESEARCH INTERESTS: linkage between water, carbon, nutrient
cycles across landscapes,human impacts to water, nutrient cycles,
climate change impacts to water, nutrient cycles
PHONE: 860-486-1259
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Dr. Veronica Herrera
Assistant Professor
Political Science
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
RESEARCH INTERESTS: water and environmental politics,
urban politics and policymaking, Latin American politics
PHONE: 860-486-3468
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Dr. Elizabeth Holzer
Associate Professor
Sociology
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
RESEARCH INTERESTS: political sociology, human rights, law and
society, social theory
PHONE: 860-486-4428
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Dr. Michael Hren
Assistant Professor
Chemistry
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
RESEARCH INTERESTS: stable isotope biogeochemistry, organic
molecular geochemistry
PHONE: 860-486-9511
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Dr. Christine Kirchhoff
Assistant Professor
Civil and Environmental Engineering
School of Engineering
RESEARCH INTERESTS: water resources management and policy, science-policy
interactions and decision support, adaptive capacity and resilience,
adaption to climate chnage
PHONE: 860-486-2771
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Dr. Beth Lawrence
Assistant Professor
Natural Resources and the Environment
College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources
RESEARCH INTERESTS: wetland plant ecology, restoration ecology,
carbon cycling, consequences of plant invasion
PHONE: 860-486-1259
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Dr. Donald Les
Professor
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
RESEARCH INTERESTS: evolution and ecology of aquatic flowering,
plants, biological systematics
PHONE: 860-486-5703
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Dr. Louise Lewis
Professor
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
RESEARCH INTERESTS: green algae, deaert algae, symbiotic
green algae
PHONE: 860-486-6723
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Dr. Jeffrey McCutcheon
Associate Professor
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
School of Engineering
RESEARCH INTERESTS: water treatment technology, water-based energy
technologies, sustainable water and energy production
PHONE: 860-486-2771
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Dr. Jonathan Mellor
Assistant Professor
Civil and Environmental Engineering
School of Engineering
RESEARCH INTERESTS: coupled human/engineered/environmental systems
and agent-based modeling, water and health, climate change impacts
and adaption strategies, water treatment technologies
PHONE: 860-486-0548
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Dr. Peter Miniutti
Associate Professor
Plant Science and Landscape Architecture
College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources
RESEARCH INTERESTS: design, planning, implementation of
landscape architecture
PHONE: 860-486-1940
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Dr. Anita Morzillo
Assistant Professor
Natural Resources and the Environment
College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources
RESEARCH INTERESTS: landscape ecology, human dimensions
of natural resource management
PHONE: 860-486-3660
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Dr. William Ouimet
Assistant Professor
Geography
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
RESEARCH INTERESTS: geomorphology, erosion processes, landform and
landscape evolution
PHONE: 860-486-3322
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Dr. Tracy Rittenhouse
Associate Professor
Natural Resources and the Environment
College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources
RESEARCH INTERESTS: understaning wildlife populations, wildlife
management, impacts to wildlife due to land cover change, climate
change, emerging diseases
PHONE: 860-486-5042
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Dr. Gary Robbins
Professor
Natural Resources and the Environment
College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources
RESEARCH INTERESTS: fate and transport of ground water contaminants,
ground water supply sustainability
PHONE: 860-486-2448
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Dr. Eric Schultz
Associate Professor
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
RESEARCH INTERESTS: marine biology, population biology, evolutionary
ecology, physiological ecology of fishes
PHONE: 860-486-4692
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Dr. Stephen Swallow
Professor
Agriculture and Resource Economics
College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources
RESEARCH INTERESTS: natural resource and environmental economics,
ecosystem services, land use policy
PHONE: 860-486-1917
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Dr. Charles Towe
Associate Professor
Agriculture and Resource Economics
College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources
RESEARCH INTERESTS: environmental economics, land use, policy evaluation
PHONE: 860-486-2739
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Dr. Mark Urban
Associate Professor
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
RESEARCH INTERESTS: amphibian ecology, evolution, climate change
impacts, predicting future risk from vector-borne disease
PHONE: 860-486-6113
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Dr. Timothy Vadas
Assistant Professor
Civil and Environmental Engineering
School of Engineering
RESEARCH INTERESTS: stormwater treatment and management, metal
biogeochemistry, metal-organic carbon interactions,
microbial controls
PHONE: 860-486-5552
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Dr. Jason Vokoun
Associate Professor
Natural Resources and the Environment
College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources
RESEARCH INTERESTS: resource selection and habitat use of aquatic species,
statistical modeling of habitat use, fish movement and migration, conservation
of stream ecosystems
PHONE: 860-486-0141
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Dr. Guiling Wang
Professor
Civil and Environmental Engineering
School of Engineering
RESEARCH INTERESTS: land-atmosphere interactions, surface hydrology,
climate variability, climate change, and climate impacts, ecosystem-
climate interactions
PHONE: 860-486-5648
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