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The Research and Development (R&D) deputy area of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Forest Service works at the forefront of science to improve the health and use of our Nation's forests and grasslands. Research has been part of the Forest Service mission since the agency's inception in 1905. Today, more than 500 Forest Service researchers work in a range of biological, physical, and social science fields to promote sustainable management of the Nation's diverse forests and rangelands.

Their research covers a lot of territory by maintaining programs in all 50 States, U.S. territories, and U.S. commonwealths. The work has a steady focus on informing policy and land-management decisions, whether it addresses invasive insects, degraded river ecosystems, or sustainable ways to harvest forest products.
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Principal Investigators

Absher, Jim (PSW,3)
Emeritus Scientist
Abt, Karen Lee (SRS,3)
Research Economist
Adams, Mary Beth (NRS,7)
Research Soil Scientist

Adams, Susan B. (SRS,1)
Aquatic Ecologist-Team Leader
Agarwal, Umesh P. (FPL,2)
Research Chemist
Ager, Alan (PNW,1)
Research Forester

Ager, Alan (PNW,1)
Research Forester
Alanya-Rosenbaum, Sevda (FPL,2)
ORISE Postdoctoral Fellow
Alderman, Delton (NRS,2)
Research Forest Products Technologist

Alig, Ralph (PNW,1)
Research Forester
Anderson, Nathaniel (Nate) (RMRS,1)
Research Forester
Anderson, Paul (PNW,1)
Program Manager

Arango, Rachel (FPL,3)
Research Entomologist
Arendt, PhD, Wayne J. (IITF,4)
Supervisory Research Wildlife Biologist
Aubry, Keith (PNW,2)
Research Wildlife Biologist

Baggett, Scott (RMRS,1)
Statistician
Baggett, Scott (FPL,1)
Statistician
Bailey, Amey (NRS,1)
Forestry Tech.

Bailey, Scott (NRS,2)
Geologist
Barrett, Tara M. (PNW,2)
Research Forester
Battaglia, Mike A. (RMRS,1)
Research Forester

Bauer, Leah (NRS,1)
Research Entomologist
Bauer, Leah (NRS,5)
Research Entomologist
Bellmore, J. Ryan (PNW,1)
Research Fish Biologist

Bengston, David N. (NRS,1)
Research Forester
Bengston, David N. (NRS,3)
Research Forester
Bentrup, Gary (SRS,1)
Res. Landscape Planner

Bentrup, Gary (WO,4)
Res. Landscape Planner
Bentz, Barbara J. (RMRS,4)
Research Entomologist
Bergman, Richard, PhD (FPL,7)
Research Forest Products Technologist

Bian, Xindi (Randy) (NRS,1)
Meteorologist
Bian, Xindi (Randy) (NRS,1)
Meteorologist
Bilek, Ted (FPL,3)
Economist

Bird, Benjamin (FPL,1)
Station Statistician
Bird, Benjamin (RMRS,2)
Station Statistician
Birdsey, Richard (NRS,1)
Program Manager

Birdsey, Richard (NRS,3)
Program Manager
Bisson, Pete (PNW,1)
Research Fishery Biologist
Black, Anne (RMRS,1)
Social Science Advisor

Blahna, Dale (PNW,1)
Research Social Scientist
Block, William M. (RMRS,7)
Program Manager
Boardman, Charles R. (FPL,2)
General Engineer

Bodine, Allison (NRS,1)
Research Analyst
Boggs, Johnny (SRS,1)
Biological Scientist
Bowker, Michael (SRS,1)
Research Social Scientist

Brackley, Allen M. (PNW,1)
Research Forester Sitka WUC
Bragg, Don C. (SRS,2)
Project Leader
Brandeis, Consuelo (SRS,1)
Research Forester

Brandeis, Tom (NRS,1)
Supervisory Research Forester
Brandeis, Tom (SRS,2)
Supervisory Research Forester
Brandt, Leslie (NRS,3)
Climate Change Specialist

Brissette, John (NRS,1)
Assistant Director, Research
Brockway, Dale (SRS,3)
Research Ecologist
Brose, Patrick (NRS,2)
Research Forester

Brown, John (NRS,2)
Research Forester
Brown, Thomas C. (RMRS,3)
Economist
Buford, Marilyn (WO,1)
National Program Leader, Silviculture Research

Bumgardner, Matt (NRS,5)
Research Forest Product Technologist
Busse, Matt D. (PSW,3)
Research Social Scientist, Team Leader
Butler, Bret W. (RMRS,1)
Mechanical Engineer

Butler, Brett J. (NRS,3)
Research Forester
Butler, Jack L. (RMRS,5)
Supervisory Research Ecologist
Butnor, John (SRS,1)
Research Plant Physiologist

Bytnerowicz, Andrzej (PSW,3)
Emeritus Scientist
Cai, Zhiyong (FPL,14)
Supervisory Materials Research Engineer
Caldwell, Peter V. (SRS,1)
Research Hydrologist

Calkin, Dave E. (RMRS,1)
Research Forester
Callaham, Mac (SRS,3)
Team Leader/Research Ecologist
Campbell, John (NRS,3)
Research Ecologist

Campbell, Lindsay K. (NRS,4)
Research Social Scientist
Carll, Charlie G. (FPL,2)
Research Forest Products Technologist
Castellano, Michael (NRS,1)
Research Forester

Cerveny, Lee K. (PNW,2)
Research Social Scientist
Cerveny, Lee K. (PNW,2)
Research Social Scientist
Chamberlain, James L. (SRS,1)
Research Forest Products Technologist

Chambers, Jeanne C. (RMRS,3)
Research Ecologist
Chandler Brodie, Leslie (PNW,1)
Forester
Charney, Joseph J. (Jay) (NRS,2)
Research Meteorologist

Charney, Joseph J. (Jay) (NRS,1)
Research Meteorologist
Charnley, Susan (PNW,2)
Research Social Scientist
Chavez, Deborah J. (PSW,1)
Program Manager

Chen, Shyh-Chin (PSW,2)
Meteorologist
Claeson, Shannon (PNW,1)
Aquatic Ecologist
Claeson, Shannon (PNW,1)
Aquatic Ecologist

Clark, Ken (NRS,9)
Research Forester
Clark, Stacy (SRS,1)
Research Forester
Clausen, Carol A. (FPL,4)
Supervisory Research Microbiologist

Clemons, Craig M. (FPL,7)
Materials Research Engineer
Cohen, Warren B. (PNW,2)
Research Forester
Collins, Brandon M. (PSW,1)
Cooperator (UC Berkeley)

Conner, Ali (SRS,1)
IM Group Leader
Considine, John M. (FPL,1)
Materials Research Engineer
Cordell, H. Ken (SRS,3)
Pioneering Research Scientist

Cordell, Susan (PSW,3)
Research Ecologist
Costello, Christine (NRS,1)
Wildlife Biologist
Coulston, John (SRS,1)
Supervisory Research Forester

Crisafulli, Charlie (PNW,1)
PNW Researcher
Crocker, Susan (NRS,1)
Research Forester
Cronn, Richard (PNW,4)
Research Geneticist

Crooks, M.E. Casey (FPL,3)
Research Microbiologist
Crow, Tom (RMRS,3)
Cullen, Daniel (FPL,5)
Research Microbiologist

Cushman, Samuel A. (RMRS,6)
Research Ecologist
D'Amico, Vince (NRS,1)
Research Entomologist
D'Amore, David V. (PNW,4)
Research Soil Scientist

De Steven, Diane (SRS,2)
Scientist Emerita
DeRose, R. Justin (RMRS,6)
Research Ecologist
Dey, Daniel C. (NRS,2)
Project Leader / Research Forester

Dey, Daniel C. (NRS,5)
Project Leader / Research Forester
Dickerson, Brian E. (RMRS,1)
Wildlife Biologist
Dickinson, Matthew B. (NRS,2)
Ecologist

Dietenberger, Mark A. (NRS,1)
Research General Engineer
Dietenberger, Mark A. (FPL,6)
Research General Engineer
Dockry, Mike (NRS,3)
Research Forester

Domke, Grant M. (NRS,2)
Team Leader, Research Forester
Donner, Deahn (NRS,2)
Project Leader / Landscape Ecologist
Donner, Deahn (NRS,5)
Project Leader / Landscape Ecologist

Donovan, Geoffrey (PNW,3)
Research Forester
Dosskey, Mike (WO,2)
Res. Riparian Ecologist
Driscoll, Katelyn P. (RMRS,1)
Ecologist, Presidential Management Fellow

Dudley, Jonathan G. (RMRS,1)
Ecologist
Dudzik, Kenneth (NRS,1)
Forester
Dumroese, Kasten (SRS,1)
Research Plant Physiologist / National Nursery Specialist

Dumroese, Kasten (RMRS,5)
Research Plant Physiologist / National Nursery Specialist
Dwire, Kathleen A. (RMRS,1)
Research Ecologist
Eberhardt, Thomas L. (FPL,1)
Research Scientist and Project Leader

Echt, Craig (SRS,1)
Research Geneticist
Edwards, Pamela (NRS,2)
Research Hydrologist
Edwards, Richard T. (PNW,1)
Research Ecologist

Elder, Thomas (SRS,1)
Research Scientist
Elliot, William J. (RMRS,3)
Research Civil Engineer
Elliott, Katherine J. (SRS,1)
Research Ecologist

Emery, Marla (NRS,3)
Research Geographer
Engert, Jan M. (RMRS,3)
Assistant Station Director
Erickson, Heather (PNW,1)
Research Ecologist

Evans, James W. (FPL,1)
Mathematical Statistician
Fajvan, Mary Ann (NRS,1)
Research Forester
Falk, Robert H. (FPL,1)
Research General Engineer

Fenn, Mark E. (PSW,5)
Research Plant Pathologist
Fettig, Chris (PSW,2)
Research Entomologist
Finch, Deborah M. (RMRS,3)
Program Manager/Supervisory Biologist

Finney, Mark A. (RMRS,3)
Research Forester
Fischer, Paige (PNW,2)
Research Social Scientist
Fisher, Cherie LeBlanc (NRS,2)
Social Scientist

Flather, Curtis H. (RMRS,1)
Research Ecologist
Flitcroft, Rebecca (PNW,1)
Fish Research Ecologist
Floress, Kristin (NRS,1)
Research Social Scientist

Flower, Charles E. (NRS,1)
Research Ecologist
Ford, Paulette L. (RMRS,2)
Research Ecologist
Fornwalt, Paula J. (RMRS,2)
Research Ecologist

Foster, Alex (PNW,1)
Ecologist
Fowler, James F. (RMRS,1)
Volunteer Research Ecologist
Frankel, Susan J. (PSW,2)
Biologist

Fraver, Shawn (NRS,1)
Research Ecologist
Freeman, Elizabeth (RMRS,1)
Ecologist
Frescino, Tracey (RMRS,4)
Forester

Frey, Gregory E. (SRS,1)
Research Forester
Fried, Jeremy S. (PNW,2)
Research Forester
Friggens, Megan M. (RMRS,2)
Research Ecologist

Frihart, Charles R. (FPL,7)
Research Chemist
Fujioka, Francis M. (PSW,1)
Meteorologist
Fye, Donald (FPL,1)
Biological Science Technician

Gallagher, Michael (NRS,1)
Research Technician and Site Superintendant
Ganey, Joseph L. (FPL,1)
Research Wildlife Biologist
Ganey, Joseph L. (RMRS,4)
Research Wildlife Biologist

Giardina, Christian P. (PSW,5)
Research Ecologist
Gillette, Nancy E. (PSW,2)
Research Entomologist Emeritus
Glaeser, Jessie A. (FPL,1)
Research Plant Pathologist

Glaeser, Jessie A. (NRS,4)
Research Plant Pathologist
Glass, Samuel V. (FPL,7)
Research Physical Scientist
Gobster, Paul H. (NRS,2)
Research Landscape Architect

Goeking, Sara A. (RMRS,2)
Biological Scientist
Gonzalez, Grizelle (IITF,9)
Project Leader - Research Ecologist
Gonzalez-Caban, Armando (PSW,2)
Economist

Goodrick, Scott (SRS,3)
Project Leader & Research Meteorologist
Gormanson, Dale D. (NRS,1)
Forester
Gould, William A. (IITF,1)
Research Ecologist

Gould, William A. (IITF,12)
Research Ecologist
Graham, Russell T. (RMRS,1)
Research Forester
Grant, Gordon (PNW,4)
Research Hydrologist

Gray, Andrew (PNW,5)
Research Ecologist, Team Leader
Green, Frederick (FPL,2)
Research Microbiologist (Volunteer)
Greenberg, Katie H. (NRS,1)
Research Ecologist

Greenberg, Katie H. (SRS,2)
Research Ecologist
Greene, John L. (SRS,1)
Forest Service Volunteer
Groce, Matthew (RMRS,1)
ORISE Technology Transfer Specialist (R1/R4/R6/RMRS)

Groom, Leslie (SRS,1)
Project Leader
Groover, Andrew T. (PSW,5)
Research Geneticist Plants - agroover@fs.fed.us
Grove, Morgan (NRS,1)
Research Forester

Grulke, Nancy E. (PNW,2)
Director, WWETAC
Guldin, Jim M. (IITF,1)
Supervisory Research Ecologist and Project Leader
Guldin, Jim M. (SRS,2)
Supervisory Research Ecologist and Project Leader

Guo, Qinfeng (SRS,3)
Research Ecologist
Gustafson, Eric J. (NRS,1)
Research Landscape Ecologist
Gustafson, Eric J. (NRS,4)
Research Landscape Ecologist

Haack, Robert A. (NRS,2)
Emeritus Research Entomologist
Haag, Wendell R. (SRS,1)
Fisheries Research Biologist
Haight, Robert G. (NRS,4)
Research Forester

Haight, Robert G. (NRS,5)
Research Forester
Hallett, Richard (NRS,1)
Research Ecologist
Hammel, Kenneth E. (FPL,2)
Research Chemist

Handler, Stephen (NRS,1)
Climate Change Specialist
Hansen, Mark H. (NRS,1)
Research Forester
Hanson, Joshua (NRS,1)
Forestry Tech.

Hanula, James L. (SRS,6)
Research Entomologist (Emeritus)
Hardy, Colin C. (RMRS,1)
Supervisory Biologist
Hargrove, William (SRS,3)
Research Ecologist

Harrington, Connie (PNW,3)
Research Forester
Harrington, Timothy B., Ph.D. (PNW,4)
Research Forester and Team Leader
Hartel, Dudley R. (NRS,1)
Science Delivery/Technology Coordinator

Harvey, Bret C. (PSW,3)
Research Fish Biologist, Team Leader
Hasburgh, Laura, E. (FPL,1)
Fire Protection Engineer
Hasburgh, Laura, E. (FPL,1)
Fire Protection Engineer

Havill, Nathan P. (NRS,2)
Research Entomologist
Healey, Sean P. (RMRS,1)
Research Ecologist
Healey, Sean P. (RMRS,3)
Research Ecologist

Heartsill Scalley, Tamara (IITF,1)
Research Ecologist
Heartsill Scalley, Tamara (NRS,1)
Research Ecologist
Heartsill Scalley, Tamara (IITF,7)
Research Ecologist

Heath, Linda S. (NRS,2)
Director, IMAR
Heilman, Warren E. (NRS,2)
Research Meteorologist
Heilman, Warren E. (NRS,4)
Research Meteorologist

Helmer, Eileen H. (IITF,1)
Research Ecologist
Helmer, Eileen H. (IITF,3)
Research Ecologist
Hennon, Paul (PNW,2)
Research Plant Pathologist

Hermansen-Baez, Annie (SRS,1)
Science Delivery/Kids in the Woods Coord.
Hermanson, John C. (FPL,1)
Research General Engineer
Hessburg, Paul F., Sr. (PNW,3)
Research Landscape Ecologist

Hines, Sarah J. (NRS,1)
Science Delivery Specialist
Hiremath, Shivanand (NRS,1)
Research Biologist
Hirth, Kolby (FPL,1)
Chemist

Hoehn, Robert (NRS,1)
Forester
Hollinger, David (NRS,1)
Plant Physiologist and Project Leader
Hollingsworth, Teresa (PNW,1)
Research Ecologist

Holmes, Thomas P. (SRS,2)
Research Forester
Hom, John (NRS,1)
Biological Scientist
Hoover, Coeli (NRS,4)
Research Ecologist

Horan, Dona (RMRS,1)
Fish Biologist
Houtman, Carl J. (FPL,3)
Chemical Engineer
Hudak, Andrew T. (RMRS,3)
Research Forester

Huebner, Cynthia (NRS,3)
Research Botanist
Hughes, Flint (PSW,3)
Ecologist
Hummel, Susan Stevens (PNW,1)
Research Forester

Hunt, Christopher G. (FPL,5)
Research Chemist
Hunt, John F. (FPL,4)
Research Mechanical Engineer (Volunteer)
Hutchinson, Todd (NRS,3)
Research Ecologist

Ibach, Rebecca E. (FPL,2)
Research Chemist
Illman, Barbara L. (FPL,1)
Supervisory Plant Pathologist
Ince, Peter J. (FPL,2)
Research Forester

Iniguez, Jose (RMRS,2)
Research Ecologist
Isaak, Daniel J. (RMRS,5)
Research Fish Biologist
Iverson, Louis (NRS,4)
Landscape Ecologist

Jakes, Joseph (FPL,4)
Research Materials Engineer
Jakes, Pamela J. (NRS,2)
Research Social Scientist
Janowiak, Maria (NRS,1)
Deputy Director, Northern Institute of Applied Climate Science

Jeffries, Thomas W. (FPL,1)
Research Microbiologist
Jennings, Viniece (SRS,2)
Biological Scientist
Jensen, Scott L. (RMRS,1)
Botanist

Jimenez, Daniel M. (RMRS,1)
Mechanical Engineer
Johnsen, Kurt (SRS,1)
Project Leader/Plant Physiologist
Johnson Gaither, Cassandra (SRS,4)
Research Social Scientist

Johnson, Kristofer (NRS,1)
Research Biologist
Johnson, Morris C. (PNW,1)
Research Fire Ecologist
Johnson, Sherri (PNW,2)
Research Ecologist

Johnson, Tracy (PSW,1)
Research Entomologist
Jolly, William M. (RMRS,2)
Research Ecologist
Jovan, Sarah, Dr (PNW,5)
 Research Ecologist

Juzwik, Jennifer (NRS,4)
Research Plant Pathologist
Kabrick, John (NRS,3)
Research Forester
Kayler, Zachary (NRS,1)
Post-doctoral Researcher

Keane II, Robert E. (RMRS,2)
Supervisory Research Ecologist
Keena, Melody (NRS,6)
Research Entomologist
Kelsey, Rick G. (PNW,2)
Research Forester

Kenefic, Laura S. (NRS,6)
Research Forester, Team Leader
Kern, Christel C. (NRS,1)
Research Forester
Kerns, Becky K. (PNW,2)
Research Ecologist

Kersten, Philip J. (FPL,2)
Research Microbiologist
Kihia, Simon M. (PNW,1)
Research Program Manager
Kilkenny, Francis F. (PNW,1)
Research Biologist

Kilkenny, Francis F. (RMRS,1)
Research Biologist
King, David (NRS,3)
Research Wildlife Biologist
Kirker, Grant T. (FPL,1)
Research Forest Products Technologist

Kitchen, Stanley G. (RMRS,2)
Research Botanist
Klepac, John (SRS,1)
General Engineer
Klepzig, Kier D. (SRS,2)
Assistant Director - Threats to Forest Health

Kline, Jeffrey D. (PNW,6)
Research Forester
Klopfenstein, Ned B. (RMRS,1)
Research Plant Pathologist
Klopfenstein, Ned B. (RMRS,2)
Research Plant Pathologist

Knapp, Eric E. (PSW,2)
Research Ecologist
Knight, Kathleen (NRS,6)
Research Ecologist
Knoepp, Jennifer D. (NRS,1)
Research Soil Scientist

Knoepp, Jennifer D. (SRS,2)
Research Soil Scientist
Koch, Frank H. (SRS,1)
Research Ecologist
Koch, Jennifer (NRS,1)
Research Biologist

Koch, Jennifer (NRS,2)
Research Biologist
Kolka, Randy (NRS,1)
Team Leader / Research Soil Scientist
Kolka, Randy (NRS,4)
Team Leader / Research Soil Scientist

Kondo, Ph.D., Michelle (NRS,6)
Research Social Scientist
Kretschmann, David E. (FPL,3)
Research General Engineer
Kruger, Linda E. , Ph.D. (PNW,1)
Research Social Scientist

Kubiske, Mark E. (NRS,1)
Research Plant Physiologist
Kurtz, Cassandra (NRS,1)
Natural Resources Specialist
Lake, Frank K. (PSW,2)
Research Ecologist

Landres, Peter B. (RMRS,2)
Ecologist
Lane, Erin (NRS,1)
Natural Resource Specialist
Larkin, Sim (PNW,4)
Climate Scientist and AirFire Team Leader

Latif, Quresh (RMRS,1)
Researcher Ecologist
LeDoux, Chris B. (NRS,1)
Supervisory Research Industrial Engineer
Leak, William (NRS,3)
Research Forester

Lebow, Patricia K. (FPL,2)
Mathematical Statistician
Lebow, Stan (FPL,4)
Research Forest Products Technologist
Lee, Danny C. (SRS,2)
Center Director

Liang, Christina (PSW,2)
Research Ecologist
Liebhold, Andrew M. (NRS,1)
Research Entomologist
Liknes, Greg C. (NRS,3)
Research Physical Scientist

Lind, Amy J. (PSW,3)
Wildlife Biologist
Lindner, Daniel (NRS,3)
Research Plant Pathologist
Lister, Andrew (NRS,1)
Research Forester

Lister, Tonya (NRS,1)
Research Forester
Liu, Yongqiang (SRS,2)
Research Meteorologist / Leader, Atmospheric Science Team
Lodge, D. Jean (NRS,1)
Botanist

Lodge, D. Jean (FPL,2)
Botanist
Loeb, Susan C. (SRS,4)
Research Ecologist
Long, Jonathan W. (PSW,2)
Ecologist

Long, Robert P. (NRS,4)
Supervisory Research Plant Pathologist
Long, Stephanie (NRS,1)
Biological Lab Tech.
Lootens-White, Jim (NRS,1)
Natural Resource Specialist

Low, Sarah C. (NRS,1)
Biological Scientist
Lowell, Eini C. (PNW,1)
research scientist
Lowell, Eini C. (PNW,3)
research scientist

Luce, Charles H. (RMRS,3)
Research Hydrologist
Lugo, Ariel (IITF,4)
Ecologist Director
Lundquist, John (PNW,1)
Supervisory Forest Entomologist

Luppold, William (NRS,3)
Economist
Lydersen, Jamie (PSW,1)
Biological Science Technician
Lynch, Ann M. (RMRS,1)
Research Entomologist

MacFarland, Katherine (WO,1)
Program Specialist
Mackenzie, Richard A. (PSW,2)
Research Ecologist
Maier, Chris A. (SRS,1)
Team Leader/ Research Biological Scientist

Majewsky, Mark (NRS,1)
Supervisory Forester
Malone, Sparkle L. (RMRS,1)
Research Ecologist
Mankowski, Mark , E. (FPL,2)
Research Entomologist

Marcot, Bruce G. (PNW,1)
Research Wildlife Biologist
Marquardt, Paula E. (NRS,1)
Research Plant Geneticist
Mason, Andy (WO,4)
Director, USDA National Agroforestry Center

Massman Jr, William J. (RMRS,2)
Meteorologist
Matt, Frederick (NRS,1)
Forest Products Technologist
Matthews, Kathleen R. (PSW,1)
Fish Biologist Research

Matthews, Stephen (NRS,2)
Ecologist
Mayfield, Albert (Bud) E., III (SRS,2)
Research Entomologist
McCaffrey, Sarah M. (NRS,2)
Research Forester

McCaffrey, Sarah M. (NRS,4)
Research Forester
McCollum, Dan W. (RMRS,1)
Economist
McCormick, Frank H. (RMRS,4)
Research Program Manager

McDaniel, Virginia (SRS,1)
Forestry Technician
McGaughey, Robert (PNW,1)
Research Forester
McGinley, Kathleen (IITF,4)
Research Social Scientist

McGuinness, Barbara (NRS,7)
Forester/Environmental Literacy Coordinator
McKelvey, Kevin S. (RMRS,4)
Research Ecologist
McNulty, Steven (SRS,5)
Director, USDA Southeast Regional Climate Hub

McPherson, E. Gregory (PSW,5)
Supervisory Research Forester
McWilliams, William (NRS,1)
Research Forester
Mckeever, David B. (FPL,2)
Research Forester (Volunteer)

Meneguzzo, Dacia M. (NRS,2)
Research Forester
Mercado, Javier E. (RMRS,2)
Research Entomologist
Meyer, Susan E. (RMRS,2)
Research Ecologist

Michler, Charles H. (NRS,1)
Program Manager
Miles, Pat (NRS,1)
Research Forester
Millar, Constance I. (PSW,2)
Senior Research Ecologist

Miller, Carol L. (RMRS,4)
Research Ecologist
Miller, James (SRS,2)
Research Ecologist
Miniat, Chelcy F. (SRS,4)
Project Leader

Minocha, Rakesh (NRS,3)
Plant Physiologist / Biochemist
Miranda, Brian R. (NRS,1)
Ecologist
Mitchell, Dana (SRS,1)
Project Leader

Mockrin, Miranda H. (RMRS,1)
Research Scientist
Mockrin, Miranda H. (NRS,1)
Research Scientist
Mockrin, Miranda H. (RMRS,2)
Research Scientist

Moisen, Gretchen (RMRS,3)
Research Forester
Monleon, Vicente (PNW,1)
Res Math Statistician
Montague, Iris (NRS,3)
Research Forester

Moon, Robert J. (FPL,6)
Materials Research Engineer
Moser, W. Keith (NRS,1)
Research Forester
Moser, W. Keith (RMRS,1)
Research Forester

Mowrer, Hobart T. (RMRS,1)
Biologist
Munoz-Erickson, Tischa A. (NRS,1)
Research Social Scientist
Munoz-Erickson, Tischa A. (IITF,3)
Research Social Scientist

Musselman, Robert (Bob) C. (RMRS,1)
Research Plant Physiologist
Muñoz, Bethany (NRS,1)
Student Trainee (Ecology)
Nagel, David E. (RMRS,1)
GIS Analyst/Physical Scientist

Nakasone, Karen (NRS,1)
Botanist
Nakasone, Karen (FPL,1)
Botanist
Naylor, Bridgett (PNW,1)
GIS Analyst

Negron, Jose (RMRS,2)
Research Entomologist
Nelson, C. Dana (SRS,5)
Project Leader
Nelson, Mark D. (NRS,2)
Research Forester

Nislow, Keith (NRS,2)
Team Leader / Research Fisheries Biologist
Norman, Steve (SRS,2)
Research Ecologist
North, Malcolm P. (PSW,3)
Ecologist

Nowak, David J. (NRS,6)
Senior Scientist / i-Tree Team Leader
O'Brien, Joseph (SRS,2)
Research Ecologist
O'Dell, Jane (FPL,1)
Physical Science Technician

O'Neill, Susan (PNW,2)
Research Air Quality Engineer
Ohno, Katie, M (FPL,1)
Student Trainee Biological Sciences
Olatinwo, Rabiu (SRS,1)
Research Plant Pathologist

Olson, Deanna ("Dede") H. (PNW,5)
Research Ecologist, Team Leader
Olson, Lucretia E. (RMRS,1)
Postdoc Research Ecologist
Ortega, Yvette K. (RMRS,4)
Ecologist

Ortiz-Santana, Beatriz (NRS,1)
Botanist
Ostry, Michael E. (NRS,1)
Research Plant Pathologist
Oswalt, Christopher M. (SRS,1)
Research Forester

Ott, Jacqueline P. (RMRS,1)
Research Ecologist
Ott, Jeffrey E. (RMRS,1)
Research Geneticist
Ottmar, Roger D. (PNW,2)
Research Forester

Page-Dumroese, Deborah S. (RMRS,4)
Research Soil Scientist
Palik, Brian J. (SRS,1)
Team Leader / Research Ecologist
Palik, Brian J. (NRS,7)
Team Leader / Research Ecologist

Palmer, Jonathan (NRS,1)
Research Botanist
Pan, Yude (NRS,3)
Research Scientist
Pardo, Linda (NRS,1)
Environmental Engineer

Parks, Sean A. (RMRS,7)
Research Ecologist
Patterson, Paul L. (RMRS,3)
Statistician
Pattison, Robert (PNW,1)
Ecologist

Pearson, Dean E. (RMRS,4)
Research Ecologist
Penaluna, Brooke (PNW,1)
Research Fisheries Biologist
Perry, Charles H. (Hobie) (NRS,2)
Research Soil Scientist

Perry, Roger W. (SRS,3)
Research Wildlife Biologist
Peters, Matthew (NRS,3)
Ecologist
Peterson, Charles (PNW,1)
Program Manager

Peterson, David W. (PNW,3)
Research Forester
Peterson, David L. (PNW,1)
Research Forester
Pierce, Josh B. (SRS,1)
Wildlife Biologist

Pilgrim, Kristine L. (RMRS,1)
Biology Technician
Pinchot, Leila (NRS,3)
Research Ecologist
Pinto, Jeremiah R. (RMRS,2)
Research Plant Physiologist/Tribal Nursery Specialist

Poland, Therese M. (NRS,2)
Project Leader / Research Entomologist
Poland, Therese M. (NRS,6)
Project Leader / Research Entomologist
Polivka, Karl (PNW,1)
Research Fishery Biologist

Pope, Karen L. (PSW,1)
Wildlife Biologist
Prasad, Anantha M. (NRS,1)
Research Ecologist
Preisler, Haiganoush K. (PNW,1)
Statistical Scientist

Preisler, Haiganoush K. (PSW,1)
Statistical Scientist
Prendeville, Holly R. (PNW,1)
Northwest Climate Hub Coordinator
Prestemon, Jeffrey (SRS,6)
Project Leader

Progar, Robert (PNW,2)
Research Entomologist
Purcell, Kathryn L. (PSW,3)
Research Wildlife Biologist
Raish, Carol B. (RMRS,1)
Archeologist/Research Social Scientist

Ralph, C. John (PSW,1)
Emeritus Scientist
Rammer, Douglas R. (FPL,3)
Research General Engineer
Ramos, Olga (IITF,1)
GIS Analyst

Raphael, Martin G. (PNW,1)
Emeritus Scientist
Raphael, Martin G. (PNW,2)
Emeritus Scientist
Rebbeck, Joanne (NRS,7)
Plant Physiologist

Reeves, Gordon (PNW,4)
Research Fish Biologist
Reeves, Matt C. (RMRS,1)
Research Ecologist
Reid, Leslie M. (PSW,1)
Geologist

Reiner, Richard (FPL,1)
Chemical Engineer
Reynolds, Richard T. (RMRS,3)
Research Wildlife Biologist
Richardson, Bryce A. (RMRS,6)
Research Geneticist Plant

Riemann, Rachel (NRS,1)
Research Forester / Geographer
Riggan, Philip J. (PSW,3)
Research Ecologist
Riitters, Kurt (SRS,2)
Research Ecologist & Team Leader

Riley, Karin (RMRS,1)
Research Ecologist
Ristau, Todd (NRS,5)
Research Ecologist
Rodrigue, Jane (NRS,1)
Ecologist

Rorig, Miriam (PNW,1)
Research Meteorologist
Ross, Robert J. (FPL,8)
Supervisory Research Gen. Engineer
Rowland, Mary M. (PNW,1)
Research Wildlife Biologist

Royo, Alejandro A. (NRS,5)
Research Ecologist
Rudie, Alan W. (FPL,4)
Supervisory Research Chemist
Rudolph, Carline (SRS,1)
Bio. Science Technician Insects

Rudolph, D. Craig (SRS,1)
Research Ecologist
Rugg, Dave (NRS,1)
Research Data Archivist
Rummer, Robert (SRS,2)
Project Leader

Runyon, Justin B. (RMRS,5)
Research Entomologist
Rustad, Lindsey (NRS,4)
Team Leader / Research Ecologist
Saab, Victoria A. (RMRS,1)
Research Wildlife Biologist

Sabo, Ronald C. (FPL,6)
Research Materials Engineer
Sachdeva, Sonya (NRS,1)
Research Social Scientist
Saenz, Daniel (SRS,3)
Research Wildlife Biologist

Sanchez, Jose J. (PSW,1)
Research Statistician
Sanderlin, Jamie (RMRS,2)
Wildlife Biologist
Schaberg, Paul (NRS,2)
Research Plant Physiologist

Schelhas, John (SRS,1)
Research Forester
Schleeweis, Karen (RMRS,1)
Geographer
Schoeneberger, Michele (WO,2)
Research Leader, Research Soil Scientist

Schoettle, Anna W. (RMRS,3)
Research Plant Ecophysiologist
Schueneman, Gregory (FPL,3)
Supervisory Research Materials Engineer
Schuler, Thomas M. (NRS,7)
Project Leader / Research Forester

Schulz, Bethany (PNW,1)
Research Ecologist/National Vegetation Indicator Advisor
Scott, Andy (SRS,3)
Research Soil Scientist
Scott, Charles (NRS,1)
Program Manager

Sebestyen, Stephen D. (NRS,1)
Research Hydrologist
Senalik, Christopher Adam (FPL,1)
Research General Engineer
Seybold, Steven J. (PSW,3)
Research Entomologist

Shaw, John D. (RMRS,4)
Biological Scientist
Shaw, Nancy L. (RMRS,1)
Scientist Emeritus
Shelton, Thomas Guy (FPL,1)
Supervisory Research Entomologist

Shifley, Stephen R. (NRS,2)
Research Forester (Biometrics)
Shifley, Stephen R. (NRS,3)
Research Forester (Biometrics)
Sieg, Carolyn H. (RMRS,2)
Research Plant Ecologist

Simpson, Jim (PSW,1)
Meteorologist
Singleton, Peter (PNW,1)
Research Wildlife Biologist
Skinner, Carl N. (PSW,2)
Emeritus Scientist

Skowronski, Nicholas (NRS,5)
Research Forester
Slavicek, Jim (NRS,2)
Project Leader / Research Biologist
Smith, James (NRS,1)
Plant Physiology/Modeling

Smith, Jane E. (PNW,2)
Research Botanist
Smith, Kevin T. (NRS,5)
Supervisory Plant Physiologist
Snyder, Stephanie (NRS,2)
Operations Research Analyst

Snyder, Stephanie (NRS,5)
Operations Research Analyst
Sonti, Nancy Falxa (NRS,1)
Ecologist
Spetich, Marty (SRS,1)
Research Forest Ecologist

Spies, Tom (PNW,4)
Research Forester
Squires, John R. (RMRS,4)
Research Wildlife Biologist
St. Clair, Brad (PNW,3)
Research Geneticist Plants

St. John, Franz (FPL,4)
Research Microbiologist
Stanturf, John A. (SRS,4)
Senior Scientist
Stark, Nicole M. (FPL,6)
Research Chemical Engineer

Stewart, Susan I. (NRS,1)
Research Social Scientist
Stoleson, Scott H. (NRS,7)
Research Wildlife Biologist
Stout, Susan (NRS,3)
Project Leader / Research Forester

Straight, Richard (WO,1)
Technology Transfer Leader
Stringer, Christina (SRS,1)
Research Hydrologist
Sturtevant, Brian R. (NRS,1)
Research Ecologist

Sturtevant, Brian R. (NRS,5)
Research Ecologist
Sullivan, Brian (SRS,2)
Research Entomologist
Sun, Ge (SRS,4)
Research Hydrologist

Sutherland, Elaine K. (NRS,1)
Research Biologist & Scientist-in-Charge, Coram Experimental Forest
Sutherland, Elaine K. (RMRS,2)
Research Biologist & Scientist-in-Charge, Coram Experimental Forest
Svendsen, Erika (NRS,4)
Research Social Scientist

Swanson, Cindy S. S. (RMRS,5)
Program Manager Human Dimensions
Swanston, Chris (NRS,8)
Director - Northern Institute of Applied Climate Science
Sword Sayer, Mary Anne (SRS,1)
Research Plant Physiologist

Tang, Juliet D. (FPL,2)
Research Forest Products Technologist
Taylor, Melanie K. (SRS,1)
Ecologist
Thomas, Ed (FPL,1)
Research Computer Scientist

Thomas, Ed (NRS,3)
Research Computer Scientist
Thomas-Van Gundy, Melissa (NRS,8)
Research Forester
Thompson, Craig M. (PSW,1)
Research Ecologist

Thompson, Frank R. (NRS,1)
Research Wildlife Biologist
Thompson, Frank R. (NRS,3)
Research Wildlife Biologist
Thompson, Jason (SRS,1)
General Engineer

Thompson, Matthew P. (RMRS,3)
Research Forester
Toney, Chris (RMRS,1)
Biological Scientist
Trettin, Carl C. (SRS,2)
Team Leader

Trotter, III, R. Talbot (NRS,3)
Research Ecologist
Tshabalala, Mandla A. (FPL,2)
Research Chemist
Twery, Mark (NRS,1)
Scientist Emeritus

Ulyshen, Michael (SRS,2)
Research Entomologist
Urbanski, Shawn P. (RMRS,1)
Research Physical Scientist
Vaillant, Nicole (PNW,2)
Ecologist

Valentine, Harry (NRS,1)
Research Forester
Van Beusekom, Ashley (IITF,1)
Van Bloem, Skip (IITF,2)
Project Leader

Van Sambeek, J.W."Jerry" (NRS,1)
Research Plant Physiologist
Venette, Robert C. (NRS,1)
Research Biologist
Venette, Robert C. (NRS,2)
Research Biologist

Verrill, Steve P. (FPL,1)
Mathematical Statistician
Vose, James (SRS,5)
Project Leader
Wacker, James P. (FPL,4)
Research General Engineer

Waddell, Karen (PNW,1)
Forest Resource Analyst
Waldrop, Tom (SRS,2)
Team Leader/Supervisory Research Forester
Walker, Joan L. (SRS,1)
Research Plant Ecologist

Walters, Brian F. (NRS,1)
Forester
Wang, Xiping (FPL,7)
Forest Products Technologist
Warren, Steven D. (RMRS,1)
Disturbance Ecologist

Watson, Alan E. (RMRS,2)
Supervisory Research Social Scientist
Wear, David N. N. (SRS,4)
Project Leader
Weaver, Peter (IITF,1)
Research Forester

Weise, David R. (PSW,1)
Research Forester
Weller, Ted (PSW,2)
Ecologist
Welsh, Hart (PSW,2)
Emeritus Scientist

Westfall, Jim (NRS,1)
Research Forester
Westphal, Lynne M. (NRS,2)
Project Leader / Research Social Scientist
Westphal, Lynne M. (NRS,2)
Project Leader / Research Social Scientist

White, Angela M. (PSW,2)
Research Ecologist
White, Eric M. (PNW,2)
Research Social Scientist
White, Robert H. (FPL,4)
Research Wood Scientist

Wiedenbeck, Jan (NRS,4)
Team Leader / Research Forest Products Technologist.
Wiedenhoeft, Alex C. (FPL,2)
Research Botanist and Team Leader
Wiemann, Michael C. (FPL,2)
Botanist

Williams, Daniel R. (RMRS,1)
Research Social Scientist
Wilson, Barry T. (Ty) (NRS,1)
Research Forester
Wilson, Michael J. (RMRS,3)
Program Manager

Wing, Brian M. (PSW,1)
Research Forester
Winter, Patricia L. L. (PSW,4)
Research Social Scientist
Wisdom, Michael (PNW,1)
Research Wildlife Biologist

Witt, Christopher (RMRS,1)
Ecologist
Woeste, Keith (NRS,2)
Research Plant Molecular Geneticist
Wondzell, Steve (PNW,1)
Research Ecologist

Woodall, Christopher W. (NRS,3)
Project Leader, Research Forester
Woodall, Christopher W. (NRS,6)
Project Leader, Research Forester
Woodward, Bessie (FPL,1)
Microbiologist

Wright, Clinton (PNW,1)
Research Forester - Emeritus
Wright, David K. (RMRS,1)
Ecologist
Wright, Jessica W. (PSW,3)
Research Geneticist Plants

Wunderle, Joseph M., Jr. (IITF,2)
Wildlife Team Leader
Yamasaki, Mariko (NRS,5)
Team Leader / Research Wildlife Biologist
Yang, Vina (FPL,3)
Microbiologist

Yelle, Daniel J. (FPL,2)
Research Forest Products Technologist
Young, Michael K. (RMRS,5)
Research Fisheries Biologist
Youngblood, Anthony (PNW,3)
EPF Program Assistant

Zalesny, Ronald S., Jr. (NRS,3)
Supervisory Research Plant Geneticist
Zalesny, Ronald S., Jr. (NRS,2)
Supervisory Research Plant Geneticist
Zelinka, Samuel L. (FPL,8)
Supervisory Materials Research Engineer

Zhu, J.Y. (FPL,2)
Research General Engineer
Zimmerman, Patrick L. (NRS,1)
Statistical Assistant
Zimmerman, Tom (RMRS,1)
Supervisory Biologist

Zipperer, Wayne C. (SRS,2)
Research Forester

Research Units

Air, Water and Aquatic Environments (RMRS-4354,13)
Aldo Leopold Wilderness Research Institute (RMRS-4901,12)
Biological and Environmental Influences on Forest Health and Productivity (NRS-10,27)
Building and Fire Sciences (FPL-4716,15)
Center for Bottomland Hardwoods Research (SRS-4155,4)
Center for Forest Disturbance Science (SRS-4156,15)
Center for Integrated Forest Science and Synthesis (SRS-4855,6)
Center for Research on Ecosystem Change (NRS-7,35)
Climate, Fire, and Carbon Cycle Sciences (NRS-6,32)
Communications and Science Delivery (NRS-CSD,5)
Conservation of Biodiversity Program (PSW-CB,26)
Director's Office (FPL-DO,4)
Durability and Wood Protection Research (FPL-4723,17)
Eastern Forest Environmental Threat Assessment Center (SRS-4854,21)
Ecological Process and Function (PNW-2662,25)
Ecological and Economic Sustainability of the Appalachian Forest in an Era of Globalization (NRS-1,32)
Ecology and Management of Invasive Species and Forest Ecosystems (NRS-3,38)
Economics, Statistics and Life Cycle Analysis Research (FPL-4851,12)
Ecosystem Function and Health Program (PSW-EFH,28)
Engineered Composites Science (FPL-4706,30)
Engineering Properties of Wood, Wood Based Materials and Structures (FPL-4714,16)
Fiber and Chemical Sciences Research (FPL-4709,6)
Fire and Fuels Program (PSW-FF,15)
Fire, Fuel and Smoke (RMRS-4405,13)
Forest Biopolymer Science and Engineering (FPL-4707,23)
Forest Economics and Policy (SRS-4804,12)
Forest Genetics & Biological Foundations (SRS-4160,7)
Forest Inventory & Analysis (NRS-FIA,22)
Forest Inventory and Analysis (SRS-4801,6)
Forest Operations Research to Achieve Sustainable Management (SRS-4703,3)
Forest Watershed Science (SRS-4353,9)
Forest and Woodland Ecosystems (RMRS-4157,44)
Genetics, Biological Control, and Management of Invasive Species (NRS-4,7)
Goods, Services, and Values (PNW-2665,24)
Grassland, Shrubland and Desert Ecosystems (RMRS-4255,36)
Hardwood Tree Improvement and Regeneration Center (NRS-14,2)
Human Dimensions (RMRS-4853,24)
Insects, Diseases, and Invasive Plants (SRS-4552,13)
Institute for Applied Ecosystem Studies: Theory and Application of Scaling Science in Forestry (NRS-13,21)
Institute for Microbial and Biochemical Sciences (FPL-4712,13)
Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry (PSW-IPIF,16)
Integrating Human and Natural Systems (SRS-4952,11)
International Institute of Tropical Forestry (IITF-4151,50)
Inventory and Monitoring (RMRS-4801,22)
Inventory, Monitoring, and Assessment Research (WO-IMAR,1)
Land and Watershed Management (PNW-2663,32)
National Agroforestry Center (WO-4352,10)
People and Their Environments: Social Science Supporting Natural Resource Management and Policy (NRS-9,26)
Resource Monitoring and Assessment (PNW-2669,19)
Restoring Longleaf Pine Ecosystems (SRS-4158,5)
Science Application and Communication (RMRS-SAI,5)
Southern Pine Ecology (SRS-4159,13)
Station Director Office (PNW-2600,1)
Station Headquarters - Asheville, NC (SRS-HQ,2)
Sustainable Forest Management Research (WO-SFMR,2)
Sustainable Management of Central Hardwood Ecosystems and Landscapes (NRS-11,11)
Sustaining Forests in a Changing Environment (NRS-2,47)
The Strategic Foresight Group (NRS-15,10)
Threat Characterization and Management (PNW-2677,29)
Upland Hardwood Ecology and Management (SRS-4157,8)
Urban Ecosystems and Social Dynamics Program (PSW-UESD,15)
Urban Forests, Human Health, and Environmental Quality (NRS-8,17)
Utilization of Southern Forest Resources (SRS-4704,2)
Western Wildland Environmental Threat Assessment (PNW-2667,6)
Wildlife and Terrestrial Ecosystems (RMRS-4256,26)
Wood Anatomy and Forest Mycology in a Changing Global Environment (FPL-4715,3)

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