Personnel Directory


All Personnel

Assistant Professor
Large animal veterinarian, reproductive physiology and nutritional metabolism
Location: 232 Max Fleischmann Agriculture
Office: (775) 784-1314 Email: brunaalves@cabnr.unr.edu

Web and Social Media Communications Specialist
Location: 103C Knudtsen Resource Center
Office: (775) 784-4787 Email: andrewsa@unce.unr.edu

Administrative Assistant II
Location: 217c Max Fleischmann Agriculture
Office: (775) 784-4020 Email: darrendale@cabnr.unr.edu

Administrative Assistant II
Location: 200 Max Fleischmann Agriculture
Office: (775) 682-8357 Email: lbarnes@cabnr.unr.edu

Assistant Professor
Sustainable horticulture, Arid and semi-arid horticultural production, Drought and salinity stress in cropping systems, Plant and crop physiology, Irrigation management, International agriculture
Location: 108 Max Fleischmann Agriculture
Office: (775) 682-7026 Email: fbarrios@cabnr.unr.edu

Associate Professor
Impact of systems and policies on nutritional health; women and children´s nutritional health; weight-related stigma; food insecurity
Location: 216B Sarah Fleischmann
Office: (775) 784-6445 Email: jamieb@cabnr.unr.edu

Instructor/Lecturer
Location: 239D Max Fleischmann Agriculture
Office: (775) Email: ebigio@cabnr.unr.edu

Professor
Environmental scientist and forest ecologist with experience and interests in climate change and stand dynamics, drought and wildfire history, wood anatomy and xylogenesis, quantitative methods, and long-term observing networks.
Location: 220B Max Fleischmann Agriculture
Office: (775) 784-6921 Email: fbiondi@unr.edu

Assistant Professor
Forest ecology, silviculture, forest stand dynamics, forest landscape genetics, global change ecology
Location: 218a Max Fleischmann Agriculture
Office: (775) 784-4034 Email: sbisbing@unr.edu

Professor
Insect Biochemistry, Lipid Metabolism, Biosynthesis of Sex Pheromones, Comparative Biochemistry
Location: 162 Howard Medical Science
Office: (775) 682-7335 Email: garyb@cabnr.unr.edu

Research Aid II
Location: N/A Off Campus
Office: (775) Email: fboyles@cabnr.unr.edu

Assistant Fiscal Officer
Location: 206 Max Fleischmann Agriculture
Office: (775) 784-6343 Email: vboyles@cabnr.unr.edu

Administrative Assistant II
Location: 106 Max Fleischmann Agriculture
Office: (775) 784-6644 Email: tbrandenburg@cabnr.unr.edu

Administrative Assistant II
Location: 106 Max Fleischmann Agriculture
Office: (775) 784-6644 Email: tbrandenburg@cabnr.unr.edu

Staff Research Associate II
Location: 222 Howard Medical Science
Office: (775) 784-1288 Email: elizabeth.brown46@gmail.com

Computer Network Technician II
Location: 101 Max Fleischmann Agriculture
Office: (775) 784-7567 Email: rbrown@cabnr.unr.edu

Assistant Professor
Abiotic stress in plants, including flooding, anoxia, and tropisms
Location: 217 Howard Medical Science
Office: (775) 682-7336 Email: wgchoi@unr.edu

Professor
Cold, drought and salinity stress effects on grape and wine quality; fruit flavor; ion transport; metabolomics; plant hormones; proteomics; systems biology; transcriptomics.
Location: 205 Howard Medical Science
Office: (775) 784-4204 Email: cramer@unr.edu

Professor & Department Chair
Population, community and ecosystem ecology and with emphasis on dynamics of plant invasions, plant-herbivore interactions and woody plants as ecosystem engineers and community facilitators.
Location: 217 Max Fleischmann Agriculture
Office: (775) 784-4000 Email: jhcushman@unr.edu

Professor
Molecular genetics of Crassulacean acid metabolism; molecular mechanisms of signal transduction and adaptive responses to salinity and drought stress in plants; functional genomics of salinity and desiccation stress tolerance; biofuels production from halophytic alga.
Location: 210B Howard Medical Science
Office: (775) 784-1918 Email: jcushman@unr.edu

Assistant Professor
Our research aims at the biochemical characterization of recently identified mutations within dynamin that have been associated with neuromuscular diseases.
Location: 216 Howard Medical Science
Office: (775) 784-1830 Email: damke@unr.edu

Accounting Assistant III
Location: 145 Howard Medical Science
Office: (775) 784-6031 Email: mdavis@unr.edu

Assistant Professor
Meat Science and Food Safety
Location: 103 Max Fleischmann Agriculture
Office: (775) 784-6648 Email: amilton@cabnr.unr.edu

Researcher
Landscape ecologist
Location: 239c Max Fleischmann Agriculture
Office: (775) Email: tdilts@cabnr.unr.edu

Associate Professor
Regulation of smooth muscle myosins by phosphorylation and dephosphorylation. I am also interested in the interaction between myosin and actin, myosin light chain kinase and phosphatase.
Location: 150B Howard Medical Science
Office: (775) 784-4561 Email: ellison@unr.edu

Associate Professor
Areas of Interests: family, community, work, attitudes and ethics
Location: 303 Mack Social Science
Office: (775) 784-6333 Email: mariahev2@gmail.com

Assistant Professor
isotope hydrology; solute isotope biogeochemistry; water resources; physical hydrology and ecosystem function
Location: 119 Max Fleischmann Agriculture
Office: (775) Email: jevaristo@unr.edu

Instructor/Lecturer
Location: 215B Sarah Fleischmann
Office: (775) 784-6446 Email: kfelten@cabnr.unr.edu

Assistant Professor
Molecular nutritionist
Location: 225 Max Fleischmann Agriculture
Office: (755) 784-6278 Email: bferguson@unr.edu

Accountant Technician I
Location: 145 Howard Medical Science
Office: (775) 682-7334 Email: ramyaf@unr.edu

Research Assistant Professor
Molecular Plant Pathologist
Location: 216 Howard Medical Science
Office: (775) 682-7319 Email: pferreiradossantos@unr.edu

Assistant Professor
Beef cattle production specialist
Location: 112 Max Fleischmann Agriculture
Office: (775) 784-6649 Email: mfonseca@cabnr.unr.edu

Research Aid II
Location: N/A Off Campus
Office: (775) Email: cgoff@cabnr.unr.edu

Associate Professor
Geography and Geographic Information Science
Location: 241 Max Fleischmann Agriculture
Office: (775) 682-7933 Email: jgreenberg@unr.edu

Assistant Professor
Entomology
Location: N/A Howard Medical Science
Office: (775) 682-7333 Email: mgulianuss@unr.edu

Professor
Geochemistry, Environmental Chemistry, Biogeochemical Interactions of Contaminants in the Environment
Location: 126 Max Fleischmann Agriculture
Office: (775) 784-4203 Email: mgustin@cabnr.unr.edu

Assistant Professor
Climate change and fuel management on wildfire activity, biogeochemical responses to fire
Location: 239B Max Fleischmann Agriculture
Office: (775) 682-8147 Email: ehanan@unr.edu
Personal Web: http://erinhanan.com/

Professor
Engineering plants to better tolerate abiotic and biotic stress.
Location: 222 Howard Medical Science
Office: (775) 784-1349 Email: jfharper@unr.edu

Assistant Professor
Streamflow generation mechanisms; geomorphological controls on hydrochemistry; ecohydrologic feedbacks following forest disturbance; snow-vegetation interactions; water availability following environmental change
Location: 125 Max Fleischmann Agriculture
Office: (775) 784-6759 Email: aharpold@cabnr.unr.edu

Professor
Regional economics, impact modeling, rural development, operations research analysis
Location: 512A Ansari Business
Office: (775) 784-1681 Email: harris@unr.edu

Administrative Faculty
Coordinator, Research Grants
Location: 201 Max Fleischmann Agriculture
Office: (775) 784-1653 Email: khiggins@cabnr.unr.edu

Desert Farming Initiative Farm Manager
Location: N/A N/A
Office: (775) Email: davehoffman@unr.edu

Emeritus Professor
Evaluating the effects of maternal nutrition on ewe and lamb performance by developing dam feeding strategies that would enhance neonatal lamb survivability
Location: N/A Max Fleischmann Agriculture
Office: (775) Email: daleh@unr.edu

Associate Professor
Location: 146D Howard Medical Science
Office: (775) 784-6243 Email: cjhoward@unr.edu

Administrative Assistant I
Location: 201 Max Fleischmann Agriculture
Office: (775) 784-1660 Email: khull@cabnr.unr.edu

Emeritus Professor
Biogeochemical cycling and soils
Location: N/A Max Fleischmann Agriculture
Office: (775) Email: dwj@cabnr.unr.edu

Assistant Director of NAES
Location: 213 Max Fleischmann Agriculture
Office: (775) 784-4339 Email: bkindred@cabnr.unr.edu

Director of Development
Location: 202 Max Fleischmann Agriculture
Office: (775) 682-6490 Email: mklaich@unr.edu

Assistant Professor
Location: 216 Howard Medical Science
Office: (775) 682-7319 Email: dkosma@unr.edu

Letter of Appointment
Location: 407 Ansari Business
Office: (775) Email: landis@cabnr.unr.edu

Associate Professor
Population biology of plants, contemporary evolution, and restoration.
Location: 130 Max Fleischmann Agriculture
Office: (775) 784-7582 Email: eleger@cabnr.unr.edu

Staff Research Associate II
Location: 162 Howard Medical Science
Office: (775) 784-4004 Email: mmaclean@unr.edu

Associate Professor
Ecologist with an emphasis on human ecology, focusing on the interactions between humans and the physical and biological environment.
Location: 218b Max Fleischmann Agriculture
Office: (775) 784-7069 Email: nlmarkee@unr.edu

Professor
Evolutionary genetics, phylogeography, hybrid zones, mating systems
Location: 220D Max Fleischmann Agriculture
Office: (775) 784-4621 Email: mmatocq@cabnr.unr.edu

Fiscal and Human Resources Officer
Location: 209 Max Fleischmann Agriculture
Office: (775) 784-6240 Email: mmcgrane@cabnr.unr.edu

Internet Technology Manager
Location: 101 Max Fleischmann Agriculture
Office: (775) 784-6208 Email: jmcgraw@cabnr.unr.edu

Professor
Alternative fuels and environmental photo-chemistry of organic compounds focusing on pesticides on soil surfaces
Location: 302 Applied Research Facility
Office: (775) 784-4108 Email: gcmiller@unr.edu

Desert Farming Initiative Education Program Coordinator
Location: 142 Knudtsen Resource Center
Office: (775) 682-9782 Email: jmoe@cabnr.unr.edu

Web, Database & Communications Specialist
Website and database designer, communications manager, science writer, software development
Location: 103c Knudtsen Resource Center
Office: (775) 784-4551 Email: rmoore@cabnr.unr.edu

Web, Database & Communications Specialist
Website and database designer, communications manager, science writer, software development
Location: 103c Knudtsen Resource Center
Office: (775) 784-4551 Email: rmoore@cabnr.unr.edu

Assistant Professor
Physiology of neurohormonal signaling in insects of agricultural, medical, and veterinary importance.
Location: 311B Max Fleischmann Agriculture
Office: (775) 327-5096 Email: anuss@cabnr.unr.edu

Professor & Department Chair
Role of antioxidants and micronutrients in health, aging, and diseases. Foodborne illnesses, food toxicology, and food safety. Environmental health and toxicology. Urban farming.
Location: 106a Sarah Fleischmann
Office: (775) 784-6447 Email: omaye@unr.edu

Professor
Lipid metabolism; control of sex pheromone biosynthesis in the housefly, including fatty-acid-chain elongation, desaturation, and decarbonylation; effects of polyunsaturated fatty acids on tumor growth, with emphasis on the fish oil or n-3 fatty acids; effects of the alkylphosphocholines on tumor growth.
Location: 165 Howard Medical Science
Office: (775) 784-4107 Email: ronp@cabnr.unr.edu

Dean of CABNR/NAES/UNCE
Crop physiology, systems agronomy, soil physics and hydrology, soil fertility and plant nutrition, international agriculture, sustainability, agro-climatology, modeling, alternative crops, crop diversification, and research administration and planning.
Location: 210 Max Fleischmann Agriculture
Office: (775) 784-6237 Email: bpayne@cabnr.unr.edu

Professor
Monitoring protocols of prescribed fire effects on birds and small mammal communities.
Location: 232a Max Fleischmann Agriculture
Office: (775) 784-1265 Email: bperryman@cabnr.unr.edu

Staff Research Associate I
Location: 208 Howard Medical Science
Office: (775) 784-1012 Email: lpetrusa@unr.edu

Director of Nv Ag Experiment Station
Effects of environmental tobacco smoke on workers, protection by antioxidants, and the mechanism of action of several anticancer agents.
Location: 210 Max Fleischmann Agriculture
Office: (775) 784-1601 Email: pritsos@cabnr.unr.edu

Director of Nv Ag Experiment Station
Effects of environmental tobacco smoke on workers, protection by antioxidants, and the mechanism of action of several anticancer agents.
Location: 210 Max Fleischmann Agriculture
Office: (775) 784-1601 Email: pritsos@cabnr.unr.edu

Associate Professor
Biogeochemistry, formation of soil organic matter by microbial and chemical transformations, microbial mineralization of humic substances,
Location: 123 Max Fleischmann Agriculture
Office: (775) 327-5014 Email: qualls@unr.edu

Director of Advising, Recruitment & Retention
Location: 236 Max Fleischmann Agriculture
Office: (775) 784-6323 Email: jreynoza@cabnr.unr.edu

Associate Professor
natural resource economics, environmental economics and policy analysis, wildfire, invasive species, wildlife and society, environmental valuation, resource conservation and management.
Location: 407 Ansari Business
Office: (775) 784-1677 Email: krollins@unr.edu

Professor & Department Chair
Research focused on a family of plasma proteins that function to regulate lipid transport and metabolism.
Location: 145C Howard Medical Science
Office: (775) 682-7332 Email: robertryan@unr.edu

Academic Advisor
Location: 237B Max Fleischmann Agriculture
Office: (775) Email: asantamaria@cabnr.unr.edu

Desert Farming Initiative Project Manager
Location: 147 Knudtsen Resource Center
Office: (775) Email: cshembre@cabnr.unr.edu
Personal Web: http://farmnevada.org

Emeritus Professor
Structural and biosynthetic studies on physiologically active materials, chiefly insect juvenile hormones and peptide hormones; methods for titer determination of hormones; stereochemistry and its analysis; analytical biochemistry.
Location: 160 Howard Medical Science
Office: (775) 784-4136 Email: schooley@unr.edu

Assistant Professor
Location: 111 Knudtsen Resource Center
Office: (775) 682-9408 Email: lschutz@cabnr.unr.edu

Academic Advisor
Location: 237C Max Fleischmann Agriculture
Office: (775) 784-7723 Email: esedano@cabnr.unr.edu

Professor
The study of life-histories, population biology and nutritional ecology of avian species, particularly waterfowl. Application of such knowledge to the management of avian populations, including waterfowl, and to the training of students.
Location: 224 Max Fleischmann Agriculture
Office: (775) 784-6556 Email: jsedinger@cabnr.unr.edu

Instructor/Lecturer
Location: 103 Max Fleischmann Agriculture
Office: (775) 682-7047 Email: tshane@cabnr.unr.edu

Staff Research Associate IV
Location: 112 Max Fleischmann Agriculture
Office: (775) 784-6641 Email: tshenkoru@cabnr.unr.edu

Assistant Professor
Applying advanced simulation and data analysis tools to improve conservation and management of wild populations
Location: 220e Max Fleischmann Agriculture
Office: (775) 682-7449 Email: kshoemaker@cabnr.unr.edu

Senior Range Ecologist
Location: 102b Max Fleischmann Agriculture
Office: (775) 784-6798 Email: devonsnyder@cabnr.unr.edu

Assistant Professor
Forage Agronomy
Location: 226D Max Fleischmann Agriculture
Office: (775) 784-6888 Email: jsolomon@cabnr.unr.edu

Assistant Professor
Nutrition and cancer prevention; mechanisms of action of food bioactive compounds; breast cancer and pancreatic cancer chemoprevention
Location: 307B Max Fleischmann Agriculture
Office: (775) 682-8246 Email: sstan@unr.edu

Associate Professor
Population ecology of large mammals, and effects of density dependence on population growth, movement patterns, habitat selection, and both inter- and intraspecific competition.
Location: 220F Max Fleischmann Agriculture
Office: (775) 784-4314 Email: kstewart@cabnr.unr.edu

Instructor/Lecturer
Science education, academic advising, environmental science, natural resource management
Location: 238 Max Fleischmann Agriculture
Office: (775) 784-1674 Email: jstoughton@cabnr.unr.edu

Interim Departmental Chair
Riparian and range ecology, restoration and management.
Location: 102b Max Fleischmann Agriculture
Office: (775) 784-6755 Email: tstringham@cabnr.unr.edu

Assistant Professor
Soil biogeochemistry, coupled biogeochemical cycles, above-ground below-round interactions,primary and secondary succession
Location: 132A Max Fleischmann Agriculture
Office: (775) 784-6374 Email: bsullivan@cabnr.unr.edu

Associate Professor
Rangeland Vegetation Management, Creeks and Communities, Nevada Youth Range Camp
Location: 113 Knudtsen Resource Center
Office: (775) 784-4057 Email: sswanson@cabnr.unr.edu

Associate Professor
Tick borne diseases in cattle
Location: 106a Max Fleischmann Agriculture
Office: (775) 784-1002 Email: mteglas@cabnr.unr.edu

Main Station Field Lab Manager
Location: N/A Max Fleischmann Agriculture
Office: (775) Email: lthompson@cabnr.unr.edu

Herbarium Curator
Location: 300 Max Fleischmann Agriculture
Office: (775) 784-1105 Email: atiehm@unr.edu

Associate Dean, Academic Affairs
Insect molecular biology and genomics; isoprenoid pheromone biosynthesis; juvenile hormone regulation; cytochrome P450s; hydrocarbon and lipid metabolism.
Location: 154 Howard Medical Science
Office: (775) 784-6480 Email: crt@unr.edu

Assistant Professor
Effects of large-scale environmental perturbations (climate change, N deposition) on natural and managed terrestrial ecosystems with a special emphasis on soil biogeochemical processes.
Location: 129a Max Fleischmann Agriculture
Office: (775) 784-4019 Email: pverburg@cabnr.unr.edu

Professor
Non-point source management for public drinking water protection, microbial contaminants in water, risk assessment and modeling for water supply protection.
Location: 217 Max Fleischmann Agriculture
Office: (775) 784-1938 Email: mwalker@cabnr.unr.edu

Emeritus Professor
Forest management. Forest health and wildland fire in forest ecosystems of the Lake Tahoe Basin and eastern Sierra Nevada, forest restoration on mined lands of the eastern Sierra Nevada.
Location: 122 Knudtsen Resource Center
Office: (775) 784-4039 Email: walker@cabnr.unr.edu

Assistant Professor
A modern plant geneticist specializing in drought-tolerant plants.
Location: N/A Howard Medical Science
Office: (775) 682-7311 Email: iwallace@unr.edu

Associate Professor
Landscape ecology and physical geography
Location: 110 Sarah Fleischmann
Office: (775) Email: rwashingtonallen@unr.edu

Professor
Landscape ecology, disturbance ecology, invasive plants, ecological modeling, GIS and remote sensing applications.
Location: 220C Max Fleischmann Agriculture
Office: (775) 784-7573 Email: pweisberg@cabnr.unr.edu

Emeritus Professor
Role of cations in enzyme structure and function; structure-function relationships of biological molecules.
Location: 203 Howard Medical Science
Office: (775) 784-4196 Email: welch@unr.edu

Staff Research Associate IV
Gund Ranch Manager
Location: N/A Off Campus
Office: (775) 964-2026 Email: jwilker@cabnr.unr.edu

Assistant Professor
Statistical Ecologist
Location: 240 Max Fleischmann Agriculture
Office: (775) 682-8141 Email: perryw@unr.edu

Accountant Technician II
Location: 106B Max Fleischmann Agriculture
Office: (775) 784-6641 Email: kwoodward@cabnr.unr.edu

Assistant Professor
Plant Breeding and Plant Genetics
Location: 107 Max Fleischmann Agriculture
Office: (775) 784-6442 Email: myerka@unr.edu

Assistant Professor
Understanding the molecular underpinnings of various plant adaptations to semi-arid and arid environments through genomics-enabled bioinformatics approaches
Location: 216 Howard Medical Science
Office: (775) 682-9447 Email: wyim@unr.edu

Staff Research Associate III
Location: 303 Max Fleischmann Agriculture
Office: (775) 784-6031 Email: rebeccayoung@unr.edu

Staff Research Associate III
Location: 150 Howard Medical Science
Office: (775) 784-1734 Email: sharony@unr.edu