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Sustainability Institute Affiliates

Through its Affiliate Program, the Sustainability Institute at Penn State recognizes the extensive community of sustainability champions and doers. The affiliates listed below develop, implement, research, teach, and create art with a committed focus on sustainable solutions for all. The Institute strives to acknowledge and amplify the efforts of the following faculty, staff, students and stakeholders, and looks forward to encouraging the work of future SI Affiliates. If you are involved in sustainability research, teaching, operations, or engagement, we invite you to consider becoming an affiliate of the  Sustainability Institute at Penn State. Click HERE to join.

Faculty Affiliates

Rashmit Arora
Penn State Abington / Economics
rsa5121@psu.edu

Lee Ahern
Bellisario School of Communications, Advertisting / Public Relations
laa182@psu.edu

Sandra Allain
School of Engineering Design, Technology and Professional Programs, Law, Policy and Engineering initiative
sjallain@psu.edu

Alexandra Allen
College of Arts and Architecture
aka5923@psu.edu

Theodore Alter
Agricultural Sciences,Agricultural Economics, Sociology, and Education
tra2@psu.edu

Jennifer Baka
Earth and Mineral Sciences, Geography
jeb525@psu.edu

Jesse Barlow
Computer Science and Engineering
b58@psu.edu

Michael Bérubé
Liberal Arts, English
mfb12@psu.edu

Mark Brennan
Agricultural Sciences, AESE/UNESCO Chair in Community, Leadership, and Youth Development
unescochair@psu.edu

Kathleen Brown
Agricultural Sciences, Plant Science
kbe@psu.edu

Jeffrey Brownson
Earth and Mineral Sciences, EMS/EME, visiting fac GEOG
solarpower@psu.edu

Luciana Caporaletti
Biology, Wilkes-Barre Campus
kxc112@psu.edu

Huanyu (Larry) Cheng
College of Engineering, ESM
huc24@psu.edu

Robert Chiles
Agricultural Sciences, Ag Sciences/AESE/Food Science/Rock Ethics Institute
rchiles@psu.edu

Dan Ciolkosz
Ag Sci/ Engineering, Agricultural and Biological Engineering
dec109@psu.edu

Darlene Clark
Nursing, Nursing
dac128@psu.edu

Milton Cole
Physics
mwc@psu.edu

Tammy d’Artenay
Science, Science
tdd12@psu.edu

Ken Davis
Earth and Mineral Sciences, Meteorology and Atmospheric Science
kjd10@psu.edu

James Eisenstein
Liberal Arts, Emeritus Professor of Political Science and Public Policy
j3e@psu.edu

Kathy Fadigan
Science Education
kxf24@pus.edu

Renee Flasher
Business Administration, Accounting
ruk158@psu.edu

Kimberly Gates Flick
School of Visual Arts
kdf2@psu.edu

Erik Foley
Business (Smeal), Smeal College of Business
ebf3@psu.edu

Lonnie Golden
Social Sciences, Economics
lmg5@psu.edu

Pauline Thompson Guerin
Psychology
pbg12@psu.edu

Laura Guertin
Science, Earth Science
guertin@psu.edu

V. Daniel Guide
Smeal College of Business, Department of Supply Chain & Information
dguide@psu.edu

Tonya Hartman
Smeal College of Business, OMBA Program
trf122@psu.edu

Marijke Hecht
Recreation Parks and Tourism Management, Greater Allegheny
marijke@psu.edu

Peggy Johnson
Schreyer Honors, Schreyer Honors College
paj6@psu.edu

Alajadra Kahl
College of Engineering, Greater Allegheny
afk12@psu.edu

Mahsa Kazempour
Education, Berks
muk30@psu.edu

Karen Keifer-Boyd
College of Arts and Architecture, School of Visual Arts
ktk2@psu.edu

Paul Kellermann
English
pmk8@psu.edu


Maurie Caitlin Kelly
Institutes of Energy and the Environment and Smeal College of Business
mck4@psu.edu

Mark Kissling
Education, Curriculum and Instruction
mtk16@psu.edu

Aaron Knochel
College of Arts and Architecture, School of Visual Arts
adk176@psu.edu

Julia Kregenow
Science (Eberly), Astronomy & Astrophysics
jmk50@psu.edu

Elizabeth Kupp
Earth and Mineral Sciences, Materials Science and Engineering
erb105@psu.edu

Andrew Lau
Engineering, SEDTAPP
asl1@psu.edu

Tom Lauerman
College of Arts and Architecture, School of Visual Arts
tal16@psu.edu

Lucy McClain
Outreach and Online Education, Shaver's Creek Environmental Center
lbr118@psu.edu

Mark McLaughlin
Shaver's Creek Environmental Center
mxm51@psu.edu

Lauren McPhillips
Engineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering/ Agricultural and Biological Engineering
lxm500@psu.edu

Judd Michael
Ag Sci/ Engineering, Ag & Bio-Engineering
jh-michael@psu.edu

Prasenjit Mitra
Information Sciences and Technology, Information Sciences and Technology
pum10@psu.edu

Jayne Park-Martinez
Penn State Berks, Science Division
jip10@psu.edu

Elle Morgan
Communications Arts & Sciences
lam35@psu.edu

Helen O'Leary
College of Arts and Architecture, School of Visual Arts
hpo1@psu.edu

Simone Osthoff
College of Arts and Architecture, School of Visual Arts
sosthoff@psu.edu

Nathan Piekielek
University Libraries/ Earth and Mineral Sciences,Libraries/Geography
nbp104@psu.edu

Juliet Pinto
Bellisario College of Communications
jzp726@psu.edu

Chris Rahn
Engineering, Mechanical Engineering
cdr10@psu.edu

Carlos Rosas
College of Arts and Architecture, School of Visual Arts
crosas@psu.edu

Angela Rothrock
College of Arts and Architecture, School of Visual Arts
arb184@psu.edu

Mark Russcher
Engineering, Deans Office
markrusscher@psu.edu

Susan Russell
Arts and Architecture, School of Theatre
sbr13@psu.edu

Mark Sentesy
Philosophy, College of Liberal Arts
mas986@psu.edu

Robert Shannon
Agricultural and Biological Engineering
rds13@psu.edu

Margaret L. Signorella
Psychology
sdq@psu.edu

Mary Ann Smith
STEM, Chemistry and Biology, Schuylkill
mvs14@psu.edu

Stephanie Velegol
Engineering, Chemical Engineering
sbv1@psu.edu

Robert D. Weaver
Ag Econ, Sociology & Education
r2w@psu.edu

Mary Beth Williams
Penn State Department of Chemistry, Eberly College of Science
mew17@psu.edu

Michelle Wooten
Astronomy & Astrophysics/Science, Krause Studios for Innovation/Education
frizzle@psu.edu

Vippy Yee
Center for Ethics and Civic Engagement
vxy3@psu.edu

Staff Affiliates

Aaron Bingaman
University Police and Public Safety, Emergency Management
alb41@psu.edu

Parker Cleveland
Vice President for Research, SIRO
phc25@psu.edu

Kristin Dreyer
Vice President for Research, Center for Nanoscale Science (PSU MRSEC)
kad4@psu.edu

Medora Ebersole
Arts and Architecture, Center for the Performing Arts
mde13@psu.edu

Wayne Figurelle
Vice President for Research, Institute for CyberScience
wfigure@psu.edu

Mark Garlicki
Engineering, Facilities Engineering Institute
mjg107@psu.edu

Jennifer Kach
Outreach and Online Education, Outreach and Online Education
jlk551@psu.edu

Derek S. Leonard
Office of Physical Plant
dsl5056@psu.edu

Sarah Klinetob Lowe
Engineering, Pennsylvania Housing Research Center
sek175@psu.edu

Sharon Lucas
Finance & Business, Office of Investment Management
sml20@psu.edu

Ryan McCaughey
Office of Physical Plant, Landscape, Equipment and Solid Waste
rdm25@psu.edu

Mark McLaughlin
Shavers Creek Environmental Center
mxm51@psu.edu

Robert Segura
Office of Physical Plant, Environmental Health and Safety
ras78@psu.edu

Anna Sostarecz
Auxiliary & Business Services, Housing and Food Services - Enterprise Services
aes5711@psu.edu

Anna Ssentongo
Public Health Sciences, Staff- Surgery/ Student- Public Health Sciences
Aer5210@psu.edu

J. Mitchell Spear
School of Science, Engineering and Technology, Biology
jms63@psu.edu

William Waugh
Office of Physical Plant, Renovation Services
wjw30@psu.edu

Shannon Waugh
Auxiliary & Business Services, Procurement- Software Purchasing Agent
srb5107@psu.edu

Student Affiliates

Ashlin Brooks
Agricultural Sciences
avb5918@psu.edu

Nathan Elser
Ag Sci/ Engineering, PhD Candidate, Biorenewable Systems
nce5000@psu.edu

Miriam Gonzales
English / Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
gonzales@psu.edu

Mingrui Jia
Arts and Architecture, Landscape Architecture
mjj5348@psu.edu

Joshua Johnson
Health and Human Development, Biobehavioral Health and Nutritional Sciences (Dietetic Option) Major
jcj5234@psu.edu

Mira Johnson
School of Behavioral Sciences and Education, Adult Education
muj3@psu.edu

Sagar Patel
Smeal School of Business, Accounting
Snp5234@psu.edu

Haley Schneider
Communication Arts & Sciences
hes5085@psu.edu

Isabella Webster
Information Sciences and Technology, College of IST (Student), Executive Director of Penn State Homecoming
ifw5010@psu.edu 

Daniel Zambito
Engineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering
dlz5062@psu.edu

Xalli Zuniga
Art Education & Women's, Gender, & Sexuality Studies
xcz1@psu.edu