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
Engineering; SEDTAPP/ Law, Policy and Engineering initiative

Alexandra Allen
Arts and Architecture; School of Visual Arts

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

Jennifer Baka
Earth and Mineral Sciences; Geography

Jesse Barlow
Engineering; Computer Science and Engineering

Joshua Barnett
Liberal Arts; Communication Arts and Sciences

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
Penn State Wilkes-Barre; Biology

Huanyu (Larry) Cheng
Engineering; Engineering Science and Mechanics

Robert Chiles
Agricultural Sciences; AESE/Food Science/Rock Ethics Institute

Daniel Ciolkosz
Agricultural Science/ Engineering; Agricultural & Biological Engineering

Darlene Clark
Nursing (Retired)

Milton Cole
Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Physics

Tammy d’Artenay
Penn State Shenango; Science

Kenneth Davis
Earth and Mineral Sciences; Atmospheric & Climate Science

Suvrat Dhanorkar
Smeal College of Business; Supply Chain Management

James Eisenstein
Liberal Arts; Emeritus Professor of Political Science & Public Policy

Kathy Fadigan
Lehigh Valley; Science Education

Renee Flasher
Penn State Harrisburg; Business Administration

Kimberly Gates Flick
Arts and Architecture; School of Visual Arts

Erik Foley
Smeal College of Business; Center for the Business of Sustainability

Lonnie Golden
Penn State Abington; Business/Economics

Justin Goldston
Penn State Wilkes-Barre; Project and Supply Chain Management

Michele Grinar-Boyd
Penn State Abington; Biology

Pauline Thompson Guerin
Penn State Brandywine; Psychology

Laura Guertin
Penn State Brandywine;
Earth Sciences

V. Daniel Guide
Smeal College of Business; Department of Operations and Supply Chain Management

Noel Habashy
Agricultural Sciences; Office of International Programs

Tonya Hartman
Information Technology

Marijke Hecht
Penn State Greater Allegheny; Recreation, Parks, and Tourism Management

Carter Hunt
Health and Human Development; Recreation, Parks, and Tourism Management/Anthropology

Peggy Johnson
Dean and Professor Emerita

Alandra Kahl
Penn State Greater Allegheny; Energy Engineering

Mahsa Kazempour
Penn State Berks; Science Education

Karen Keifer-Boyd
Arts and Architecture; Art Education/Women’s, Gender, & Sexuality Studies

Paul Kellermann
Liberal Arts; English

Maurie 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
Eberly College of Science; Astronomy & Astrophysics

Elizabeth Kupp
Earth and Mineral Sciences; Materials Science and Engineering

Andrew Lau
Engineering, Associate Professor Emeritus; SEDTAPP

Tom Lauerman
Arts and Architecture, School of Visual Arts

Lucy McClain
Outreach; Shaver’s Creek Environmental Center

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

Judd Michael
Agricultural Science; Agricultural and Biological Engineering

Prasenjit Mitra
Information Sciences and Technology; Computer Sciences and Engineering

Elle Morgan
Liberal Arts; Communications Arts and Sciences

Helen O’Leary
Arts and Architecture; School of Visual Arts

Simone Osthoff
Arts and Architecture; School of Visual Arts

Jayne Park-Martinez
Penn State Berks; Science

Nathan Piekielek
University Libraries/ Earth and Mineral Sciences; Geography

Juliet Pinto
Bellisario College of Communications; Journalism

Christopher Rahn
Engineering; Mechanical Engineering, Associate Dean for Innovation

Brandi Robinson
Earth and Mineral Sciences; Energy and Mineral Engineering

Carlos Rosas
Arts and Architecture; School of Visual Arts

Angela Rothrock
Arts and Architecture; School of Visual Arts

Mark Russcher
Engineering’ Dean’s Office

Susan Russell
Arts and Architecture; School of Theatre

Edwin Sabuhoro
Health and Human Development; Recreation, Parks, and Tourism Management

Mark Sentesy
Liberal Arts; Psychology/Classic and Mediterranean Studies

Robert Shannon
Agricultural Sciences; Agricultural and Biological Engineering

Margaret L. Signorella
Penn State Brandywine; Psychology/Women’s Studies

Mary Ann Smith
Penn State Schuylkill; STEM/ Biology

Julie Stanton
Penn State Brandywine; Business

Elizabeth Traut
Engineering; Larson Transportation Institute

Stephanie Velegol
Engineering; Chemical Engineering

Agricultural Sciences, Ag Econ, Sociology & Education

Mary Beth Williams
Eberly College of Science; Senior Associate Dean for Instruction and Curricula

Vippy Yee
Penn State Brandywine; Center for Ethics and Civic Engagement

Staff Affiliates

Aaron Bingaman
University Police and Public Safety; Emergency Management

Kevin Dean
Engineering; Facilities Engineering Institute

Kristin Dreyer
Eberly College of Science; 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; Design and Construction

Sarah Klinetob Lowe
Engineering; Pennsylvania Housing Research Center

Sharon Lucas
Office of Investment Management

Ryan McCaughey
Office of Physical Plant; Grounds and Equipment

Mark McLaughlin
Outreach; Shavers Creek Environmental Center

Robert Segura
Office of Physical Plant; Environmental Health and Safety

Anna Sostarecz
Auxiliary & Business Services; Enterprise Services

Anna Ssentongo
College of Medicine; Surgery

J. Mitchell Spear
Penn State Harrisburg; School of Science, Engineering and Technology

Anna Ssentongo
College of Medicine; Surgery

Shannon Waugh
Purchasing Agent

William Waugh
Applied Research Laboratory; Facilities Project Manager

Student Affiliates

Ashlin Brooks
Agricultural Sciences

Christine Cunnings
Engineering; Mechanical Engineering

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

Haley Schneider
Liberal Arts; Communication Arts & Sciences

Audrey Subers
Engineering; Civil Engineering

Daniel Zambito
Engineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Xalli Zuniga
Liberal Arts; Women’s, Gender, & Sexuality Studies