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
rsa5121@psu.edu

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

Sandra Allain
Engineering; SEDTAPP/ Law, Policy and Engineering initiative
sjallain@psu.edu

Alexandra Allen
Arts and Architecture; School of Visual Arts
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
Engineering; Computer Science and Engineering
b58@psu.edu

Joshua Barnett
Liberal Arts; Communication Arts and Sciences
barnett@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

Luciana Caporaletti
Penn State Wilkes-Barre; Biology
kxc112@psu.edu

Huanyu (Larry) Cheng
Engineering; Engineering Science and Mechanics
huc24@psu.edu

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

Daniel Ciolkosz
Agricultural Science/ Engineering; Agricultural & Biological Engineering
dec109@psu.edu

Darlene Clark
Nursing (Retired)
dac128@psu.edu

Milton Cole
Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Physics
mwc@psu.edu

Tammy d’Artenay
Penn State Shenango; Science
tdd12@psu.edu

Kenneth Davis
Earth and Mineral Sciences; Atmospheric & Climate Science
kjd10@psu.edu

Suvrat Dhanorkar
Smeal College of Business; Supply Chain Management
ssd14@psu.edu

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

Kathy Fadigan
Lehigh Valley; Science Education
kxf24@psu.edu

Renee Flasher
Penn State Harrisburg; Business Administration
ruk158@psu.edu

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

Erik Foley
Smeal College of Business; Center for the Business of Sustainability
ebf3@psu.edu

Lonnie Golden
Penn State Abington; Business/Economics
lmg5@psu.edu

Justin Goldston
Penn State Wilkes-Barre; Project and Supply Chain Management
jlg566@psu.edu

Michele Grinar-Boyd
Penn State Abington; Biology
mmg17@psu.edu

Pauline Thompson Guerin
Penn State Brandywine; Psychology
pbg12@psu.edu

Laura Guertin
Penn State Brandywine;
Earth Sciences
guertin@psu.edu

V. Daniel Guide
Smeal College of Business; Department of Operations and Supply Chain Management
dguide@psu.edu

Noel Habashy
Agricultural Sciences; Office of International Programs
noel@psu.edu

Tonya Hartman
Information Technology
trf122@psu.edu

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

Carter Hunt
Health and Human Development; Recreation, Parks, and Tourism Management/Anthropology
cah59@psu.edu

Peggy Johnson
Dean and Professor Emerita
paj6@psu.edu

Alandra Kahl
Penn State Greater Allegheny; Energy Engineering
afk12@psu.edu

Mahsa Kazempour
Penn State Berks; Science Education
muk30@psu.edu

Karen Keifer-Boyd
Arts and Architecture; Art Education/Women’s, Gender, & Sexuality Studies
ktk2@psu.edu

Paul Kellermann
Liberal Arts; English
pmk8@psu.edu

Maurie 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
Eberly College of Science; Astronomy & Astrophysics
jmk50@psu.edu

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

Andrew Lau
Engineering, Associate Professor Emeritus; SEDTAPP
asl1@psu.edu

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

Lucy McClain
Outreach; Shaver’s Creek Environmental Center
lbr118@psu.edu

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

Judd Michael
Agricultural Science; Agricultural and Biological Engineering
jh-michael@psu.edu

Prasenjit Mitra
Information Sciences and Technology; Computer Sciences and Engineering
pum10@psu.edu

Elle Morgan
Liberal Arts; Communications Arts and Sciences
lam35@psu.edu

Helen O’Leary
Arts and Architecture; School of Visual Arts
hpo1@psu.edu

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

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

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

Juliet Pinto
Bellisario College of Communications; Journalism
jzp726@psu.edu

Christopher Rahn
Engineering; Mechanical Engineering, Associate Dean for Innovation
cdr10@psu.edu

Brandi Robinson
Earth and Mineral Sciences; Energy and Mineral Engineering
bjn151@psu.edu

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

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

Mark Russcher
Engineering’ Dean’s Office
markrusscher@psu.edu

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

Edwin Sabuhoro
Health and Human Development; Recreation, Parks, and Tourism Management
eps5479@psu.edu

Mark Sentesy
Liberal Arts; Psychology/Classic and Mediterranean Studies
mas986@psu.edu

Robert Shannon
Agricultural Sciences; Agricultural and Biological Engineering
rds13@psu.edu

Margaret L. Signorella
Penn State Brandywine; Psychology/Women’s Studies
sdq@psu.edu

Mary Ann Smith
Penn State Schuylkill; STEM/ Biology
mvs14@psu.edu

Julie Stanton
Penn State Brandywine; Business
jvs11@psu.edu

Elizabeth Traut
Engineering; Larson Transportation Institute
eur240@psu.edu

Stephanie Velegol
Engineering; Chemical Engineering
sbv1@psu.edu

Agricultural Sciences, Ag Econ, Sociology & Education
rdweaver@psu.edu

Mary Beth Williams
Eberly College of Science; Senior Associate Dean for Instruction and Curricula
mew17@psu.edu

Vippy Yee
Penn State Brandywine; Center for Ethics and Civic Engagement
vxy3@psu.edu

Staff Affiliates

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

Kevin Dean
Engineering; Facilities Engineering Institute
ktd5015@psu.edu

Kristin Dreyer
Eberly College of Science; 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
jlk551@psu.edu

Derek S. Leonard
Office of Physical Plant; Design and Construction
dsl5056@psu.edu

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

Sharon Lucas
Office of Investment Management
sml20@psu.edu

Ryan McCaughey
Office of Physical Plant; Grounds and Equipment
rdm25@psu.edu

Mark McLaughlin
Outreach; 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; Enterprise Services
aes5711@psu.edu

Anna Ssentongo
College of Medicine; Surgery
aer5210@psu.edu

J. Mitchell Spear
Penn State Harrisburg; School of Science, Engineering and Technology
jms63@psu.edu

Anna Ssentongo
College of Medicine; Surgery
aer5210@psu.edu

Shannon Waugh
Purchasing Agent
srb5107@psu.edu

William Waugh
Applied Research Laboratory; Facilities Project Manager
wjw30@psu.edu

Student Affiliates

Ashlin Brooks
Agricultural Sciences
avb5918@psu.edu

Christine Cunnings
Engineering; Mechanical Engineering
cmc6720@psu.edu

Miriam Gonzales
Liberal Arts; English/Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
gonzales@psu.edu

Haley Schneider
Liberal Arts; Communication Arts & Sciences
hes5085@psu.edu

Audrey Subers
Engineering; Civil Engineering
acs6121@psu.edu

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

Xalli Zuniga
Liberal Arts; Women’s, Gender, & Sexuality Studies
xcz1@psu.edu