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.

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Faculty Affiliates

Rashmit Arora
Penn State Abington / Economics

Lee Ahern
Bellisario School of Communications, Advertisting / Public Relations

Sandra Allain
School of Engineering Design, Technology and Professional Programs, Law, Policy and Engineering initiative

Alexandra Allen
College of Arts and Architecture

Theodore Alter
Agricultural Sciences,Agricultural Economics, Sociology, and Education

Jennifer Baka
Earth and Mineral Sciences, Geography

Jesse Barlow
Computer Science and Engineering

Michael Bérubé
Liberal Arts, English

Mark Brennan
Agricultural Sciences, AESE/UNESCO Chair in Community, Leadership, and Youth Development

Kathleen Brown
Agricultural Sciences, Plant Science

Luciana Caporaletti
Biology, Wilkes-Barre Campus

Huanyu (Larry) Cheng
College of Engineering, ESM

Robert Chiles
Agricultural Sciences, Ag Sciences/AESE/Food Science/Rock Ethics Institute

Dan Ciolkosz
Ag Sci/ Engineering, Agricultural and Biological Engineering

Darlene Clark
Nursing, Nursing

Milton Cole

Tammy d’Artenay
Science, Science

Ken Davis
Earth and Mineral Sciences, Meteorology and Atmospheric Science

James Eisenstein
Liberal Arts, Emeritus Professor of Political Science and Public Policy

Kathy Fadigan
Science Education

Renee Flasher
Business Administration, Accounting

Kimberly Gates Flick
School of Visual Arts

Erik Foley
Business (Smeal), Smeal College of Business

Lonnie Golden
Social Sciences, Economics

Pauline Thompson Guerin

Laura Guertin
Science, Earth Science

V. Daniel Guide
Smeal College of Business, Department of Supply Chain & Information

Tonya Hartman
Smeal College of Business, OMBA Program

Marijke Hecht
Recreation Parks and Tourism Management, Greater Allegheny

Peggy Johnson
Schreyer Honors, Schreyer Honors College

Alajadra Kahl
College of Engineering, Greater Allegheny

Mahsa Kazempour
Education, Berks

Karen Keifer-Boyd
College of Arts and Architecture, School of Visual Arts

Paul Kellermann

Maurie Caitlin Kelly
Institutes of Energy and the Environment and Smeal College of Business

Mark Kissling
Education, Curriculum and Instruction

Aaron Knochel
College of Arts and Architecture, School of Visual Arts

Julia Kregenow
Science (Eberly), Astronomy & Astrophysics

Elizabeth Kupp
Earth and Mineral Sciences, Materials Science and Engineering

Andrew Lau
Engineering, SEDTAPP

Tom Lauerman
College of Arts and Architecture, School of Visual Arts

Lucy McClain
Outreach and Online Education, Shaver’s Creek Environmental Center

Mark McLaughlin
Shaver’s Creek Environmental Center

Lauren McPhillips
Engineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering/ Agricultural and Biological Engineering

Judd Michael
Ag Sci/ Engineering, Ag & Bio-Engineering

Prasenjit Mitra
Information Sciences and Technology, Information Sciences and Technology

Jayne Park-Martinez
Penn State Berks, Science Division

Elle Morgan
Communications Arts & Sciences

Helen O’Leary
College of Arts and Architecture, School of Visual Arts

Simone Osthoff
College of Arts and Architecture, School of Visual Arts

Nathan Piekielek
University Libraries/ Earth and Mineral Sciences,Libraries/Geography

Juliet Pinto
Bellisario College of Communications

Chris Rahn
Engineering, Mechanical Engineering

Carlos Rosas
College of Arts and Architecture, School of Visual Arts

Angela Rothrock
College of Arts and Architecture, School of Visual Arts

Mark Russcher
Engineering, Deans Office

Susan Russell
Arts and Architecture, School of Theatre

Mark Sentesy
Philosophy, College of Liberal Arts

Robert Shannon
Agricultural and Biological Engineering

Margaret L. Signorella

Mary Ann Smith
STEM, Chemistry and Biology, Schuylkill

Stephanie Velegol
Engineering, Chemical Engineering

Ag Econ, Sociology & Education

Mary Beth Williams
Penn State Department of Chemistry, Eberly College of Science

Michelle Wooten
Astronomy & Astrophysics/Science, Krause Studios for Innovation/Education

Vippy Yee
Center for Ethics and Civic Engagement

Staff Affiliates

Aaron Bingaman
University Police and Public Safety, Emergency Management

Parker Cleveland
Vice President for Research, SIRO

Kristin Dreyer
Vice President for Research, Center for Nanoscale Science (PSU MRSEC)

Medora Ebersole
Arts and Architecture, Center for the Performing Arts

Wayne Figurelle
Vice President for Research, Institute for CyberScience

Mark Garlicki
Engineering, Facilities Engineering Institute

Jennifer Kach
Outreach and Online Education

Derek S. Leonard
Office of Physical Plant

Sarah Klinetob Lowe
Engineering, Pennsylvania Housing Research Center

Sharon Lucas
Finance & Business, Office of Investment Management

Ryan McCaughey
Office of Physical Plant, Landscape, Equipment and Solid Waste

Mark McLaughlin
Shavers Creek Environmental Center

Robert Segura
Office of Physical Plant, Environmental Health and Safety

Anna Sostarecz
Auxiliary & Business Services, Housing and Food Services – Enterprise Services

Anna Ssentongo
Public Health Sciences, Staff- Surgery/ Student- Public Health Sciences

J. Mitchell Spear
School of Science, Engineering and Technology, Biology

William Waugh
Office of Physical Plant, Renovation Services

Shannon Waugh
Auxiliary & Business Services, Procurement- Software Purchasing Agent

Student Affiliates

Ashlin Brooks
Agricultural Sciences

Nathan Elser
Ag Sci/ Engineering, PhD Candidate, Biorenewable Systems

Miriam Gonzales
English / Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

Mingrui Jia
Arts and Architecture, Landscape Architecture

Joshua Johnson
Health and Human Development, Biobehavioral Health and Nutritional Sciences (Dietetic Option) Major

Mira Johnson
School of Behavioral Sciences and Education, Adult Education

Sagar Patel
Smeal School of Business, Accounting

Haley Schneider
Communication Arts & Sciences

Isabella Webster
Information Sciences and Technology, College of IST (Student), Executive Director of Penn State Homecoming

Daniel Zambito
Engineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Xalli Zuniga
Art Education & Women’s, Gender, & Sexuality Studies