Other Faculty – Affiliate

Students: ESP Affiliate Faculty are approved to sit on thesis and dissertation committees as an external committee member however, all committees must have at least one core faculty member in the committee (who are also often the chair of the committee).


  1. Please note that George Mason University does not allow an individual to be an Adjunct Faculty and Affiliate Faculty member concurrently.
  2. The ESP department strives to maintain the most current list of Affiliate Faculty and their contact email addresses. Affiliate Faculty are appointed on an annual basis, and must renew each year at the end of their term in order to maintain their affiliate status with the ESP department.
  3. If you need to correct any information on this list, please send an email directly to the ESP webmaster.
  4. Anything in green indicates clickable links.


Name Organization (current/previous) or Field Email
Abidoye, Babatunde Economics of Climate Change Click Here
Akob, Denise M. USGS Click Here
Allen, Reginald EPA Click Here
Arnold, Lyn Law Click here
Bauer, Erika Smithsonian Institution Click here
Bleicher, Sonny Washington and Lee University Click here
Brown, Janine Smithsonian Institution Click here
Buchanan, Claire Interstate Commission on the Potomac River Basin Click here
Buchino, Judith AMEC Environment & Infrastructure, Inc. Click here
Campana, Michael G. Smithsonian Institution Click here
Comiskey, James A. National Park Service Click here
Cook, Geoffrey Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission Click here
Dowsett, Harry USGS Click here
Feldman, Ira Greentrack Strategies Click here
Fernandez, Miguel Nature Serve Click here
Fisher, Andmorgan (Amy) U.S. Army Corp of Engineers Click here
Groover, Richard J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College Click here
Guala, Gerald* USGS Click here
Harris, Eleanor The Clifton Institute Click here
Harris, John The Clifton Institute Click here
Harrison, Autumn-Lyn Smithsonian Institution lick here
Helgen, Kristofer M. Smithsonian Institution Click here
Kolowski, Joseph Smithsonian Institution Click here
Laurance, William James Cook University Click here
Lee, Karen George Mason University Click here
Leimgruber, Peter Smithsonian Institution
Lewis, Kristy University of Central Florida Click here
Luksenberg, Jolanda* George Mason University Click here
Malcom, Jacob Defenders of Wildlife Click here
Maldonado, Jesus Smithsonian Institution Click here
Manca, Germana George Mason University Click here
Marra, Peter Smithsonian Institution Click here
McShea, William J. Smithsonian Institution Click here
Megonigal, James P. (Pat) Smithsonian Institution Click here
Monfort, Steven* Smithsonian Institution Click here
Montaño, Enrique George Mason University Click here
Morales Castilla, Ignacio University of Alcalá Click here
Morrison, Cheryl USGS Click here
Muniganondh, Chulaporn Lake Sumter State College Click here
Murray, Jason NOAA National Ocean Service Click here
Noe, Gregory B. USGS Click here
Ogburn, Matthew Smithsonian Institution Click here
Reaser, Jamie K. U.S. National Invasive Species Council Click here
Rybicki, Nancy* USGS
Seidensticker IV, John C.* Smithsonian Institution Click here
Shields, Lindsey* Infectious Diseases and One Health Click here
Smith, Albert Kirk Northern Virginia Community College Click here
Smith, Clint U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Click here
Smith, Courtney NOAA Click here
Sohmer, Seymour (Sy) Sohmer and Associates Click here
Songsasen, Nucharin Smithsonian Institution Click here
Tam-Chang, Suk-Wah National Science Foundation Click here
Tewsbury, Joshua >Future Earth Click here
Thornhill, Jennifer* Institute for Applied Ecology Click here
Waters, Nigel* George Mason University Click here
Wright, Andrew J.* Aarhus University Click here
Zendehdel, Kamran University of the District of Columbia Click here


*indicates Affiliate Faculty whose terms have expired and/or renewals are currently in progress