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Academic Staff

 

    Stephen Childs

    Stephen Childs

    Extension Associate
    Stephen Childs is a New York State Maple Specialist providing educational instruction and resources to maple producers in New York State. His focus areas include sustainable forest sugar bush management, sap collection and processing technology, product quality improvement and grading, and value added product development.
    Mike Farre

    Michael Farrell

    Extension Associate
    Dr. Michael Farrell is the Director of The Uihlein Forest- Cornell University’s Sugar Maple Research & Education Center in Lake Placid, NY.  Michael earned his bachelor's degree in economics from Hamilton College, his master's in forestry from SUNY-ESF, and his Ph.D. in natural resources from Cornell University.  He is the author of The Sugarmaker’s Companion and focuses his efforts on sustainable development of the maple industry.
    Daniel Josephson

    Daniel Josephson

    Research Associate
    Dan Josephson manages the Little Moose Field Station which is the base of operations for the Adirondack Fishery Research Program.
    Kristi Sullivan

    Kristi Sullivan

    Extension Associate
    Kristi Sullivan's goal is to support practical approaches to conserving wildlife and biodiversity for future generations. Her research objectives are to develop practical methods for restoring habitat complexity and to determine effective means to sustain and conserve native wildlife in the face of environmental change.

    James Watkins

    Research Associate
    Great Lakes ecosystem studies.  Jim leads a Cornell/Buffalo State research team that monitors zooplankton, mysid shrimp, phytoplankton, and benthos communities in all five Great Lakes.  The foundation of this project is research cruises sponsored by the EPA’s Great Lakes National Program Office and other federal agencies.  The effect of invasive species on native fauna is a primary focus of our research.  
    Mark Whitmore

    Mark Whitmore

    Extension Associate
    Work with professional land managers, state and federal agencies, government officials, and concerned citizens to understand the issues and strategies for minimizing the impact of forest insect pests, and in particular non-native invasive insects.