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Our Team

The Institute's mission—of innovating, sharing and applying ecological knowledge—is made possible by the combined efforts of our staff.

From scientists and educators to administrators and operations crew, we are united by the common goal of advancing ecological knowledge and awareness.
 

Leadership


joshua ginsberg

Dr. Joshua R. Ginsberg

President
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845 677-5343
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holly talbot

Holly Talbot

Senior Director of Administration & Comptroller
Phone
845 677-7600 x200
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catherine forbes

Catherine Forbes

Senior Director of Advancement
Phone
845 677-7600 x262
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lori quillen

Lori M. Quillen

Director of Communications
Phone
845 677-7600 x233
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All Staff


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Scott D. Abrams

Security Guard
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845 677-7600
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Sahar Adish

Molecular Biologist, Lab Tech II
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845 677-7600 x241
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Ashley Alred

Education Program Leader
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Dr. Elsa Anderson

Urban Ecologist
Phone
845 677-7600 x238
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Dr. Sarah Batterman

Tropical Forest Ecologist
Phone
845 677-7600 x148
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Angela Beltrani

Development Assistant
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845 677-7600
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Dr. Alan R. Berkowitz

Head of Education, Plant Ecologist
Phone
845 677-7600 x311
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Lisa Borre

Senior Research Specialist
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Steven L. Bryant

Groundskeeper
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845 677-7600
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Thomas Butler

Manager Ithaca Precipitation Chemistry Site
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Dr. Charles D. Canham

Forest Ecologist
Phone
845 266-3471
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Adrian Castellanos

Phone
845 677-7600 x249
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Dr. Jonathan J. Cole

Limnologist
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Dr. Amanda Phillips de Lucas

Urban Ecologist
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845 677-7600
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Paul A. DeBonis

Senior Maintainer
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845 677-7600
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Gilbert Defreitas

Maintainer
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845 677-7600
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Jamie Deppen

Coordinator of Catskill Science Collaborative
Phone
845 677-7600 x234
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Victoria A. Doyle

Senior Donor Relations Specialist
Phone
845 677-7600 x203
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Richard S. Farfaro

Supervising Mechanic
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845 677-7600
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Michael J. Fargione

Manager of Field Research & Outdoor Programs
Phone
845 677-7600 x124
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Deborah M. Fargione

Assistant to the President
Phone
845 677-7600 X106
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Dr. Stuart E.G. Findlay

Aquatic Ecologist
Phone
845 677-7600 x138
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David Fischer

Manager of Hudson River Studies
Phone
845 677-7600 x178
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Dr. Ilya R. Fischhoff

Disease Ecologist
Phone
845 677-7600 x146
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Catherine Forbes

Senior Director of Advancement
Phone
845 677-7600 x262
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Dr. Megan Fork

Ecosystem Ecologist
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Erin A. Frick

Communications Assistant & Writer
Phone
845 677-7600 x161
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Matthew P. Gillespie

Assistant to the Scientific Staff
Phone
845 677-7600 x140
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Dr. Joshua R. Ginsberg

President
Phone
845 677-5343
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Adelaide Goldfrank

Fundraising Event Associate
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845 677-7600
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Dr. Evan Gora

Quantitative Ecologist
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Dr. Zbigniew J. Grabowski

Socio-Ecologist
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Dr. Peter M. Groffman

Microbial Ecologist
Phone
845 677-7600 x128
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Dr. Stephen K. Hamilton

Ecosystem Ecologist, Biogeochemist
Phone
845 677-7600 x237
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Dr. Barbara A. Han

Disease Ecologist
Phone
845 677-7600 x135
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Dr. Winslow D. Hansen

Forest Ecologist
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845 677-7600
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Barry L. Haydasz

Trail Specialist
Phone
845 677-7600 x242
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Shawn A. Henne

Weekend Security Guard
Phone
845 677-7600
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John Hollar

Maintainer
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845 677-7600
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Kyle Hover

IT Assistant
Phone
845 677-7600
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Amanda Johnson

Grants Manager & Compliance Officer
Phone
845 677-7600 x108
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Dr. Clive G. Jones

Terrestrial Ecologist
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Patricia A. Jones

Manager of Human Resources
Phone
845 677-7600 x109
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Fiona Keating

Associate Research Specialist/Tick Control Liaison
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Jonathan G. Keeling

Manager of IT
Phone
845 677-7600 x198
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Victoria Kelly

Environmental Monitoring Program Manager
Phone
845 677-7600 x174
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Katy Kinsolving

Special Projects Manager
Phone
845 677-7600 x177
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Dr. Shannon L. LaDeau

Disease Ecologist
Phone
845 677-7600 x204
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Dr. Gene E. Likens

Founding Director, President Emeritus, Ecologist
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Dr. Gary M. Lovett

Forest Ecologist
Phone
845 677-7600 x132
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Jane M. Lucas

Community Ecologist
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845 677-7600
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Robert C. Madsen

Senior Maintainer
Phone
(845) 224-7278
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Heather Malcom

Senior Research Specialist/Safety Officer
Phone
845 677-7600 x149
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Lisa D. Martel

Senior Research Specialist
Phone
845 677-7600 x244
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Dr. Ryan McClure

Freshwater Biogeochemist
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Elizabeth McGovern

Associate Research Specialist
Phone
845 677-7600 x145
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Dr. Timon McPhearson

Urban Community Ecologist
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Nicole Melious-Dwyer

Grants Specialist
Phone
845 677-7600 x202
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Fred J. Merritt

Director of Physical Plants & Grounds
Phone
(845) 224-7274
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Stacy Mowry

Associate Research Specialist
Phone
845 677-7600 x179
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Lora Murphy

Computer Programmer
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Kelly M. Oggenfuss

Senior Research Specialist
Phone
845 677-7600 x192
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Dr. Richard S. Ostfeld

Disease Ecologist
Phone
845 677-7600 x136
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Susan M. Parrella

Staff Accountant
Phone
845 677-7600 x207
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Dr. Steward T.A. Pickett

Plant Ecologist
Phone
845 677-7600 x130
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Lori M. Quillen

Director of Communications
Phone
845 677-7600 x233
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Dr. Emma J. Rosi

Aquatic Ecologist
Phone
845 677-7600 x232
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Maribeth Rubenstein

Communications Assistant
Phone
845 677-7600 x226
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Dr. William H. Schlesinger

President Emeritus, Biogeochemist
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Denise A. Schmidt

Director of Laboratory Research Facilities and Analytical Service
Phone
845 677-7600 x162
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Amy Schuler

Director of Information Services & Library
Phone
845 677-7600 x164
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Dr. Christopher T. Solomon

Aquatic Ecologist
Phone
845 677-7600 x133
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Dr. David L. Strayer

Freshwater Ecologist
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Dr. Amanda Suchy

Phone
845 677-7600 x238
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Marissa Teator

Associate Research Specialist
Phone
845 677-7600 x245
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Leslie Tumblety

Web & Graphic Designer
Phone
845 677-7600 x325
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Joanne Venturini

Accounts Payable Specialist & Staff Accountant
Phone
845 677-7600 x206
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Milada Vomela

Lab Technician II
Phone
845 677-7600 x155
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Dr. Kathleen C. Weathers

Ecosystem Scientist
Phone
845 677-7600 x137
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Katherine Welch

Payroll/HR Coordinator
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845 677-7600
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Joshua R. Wendover

Groundskeeper
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845 677-7600
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Raymond J. Winchcombe

Wildlife Biologist
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Dr. Michelle Wong

Biogeochemist
Phone
845 677-7600 x129
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Tamera E. Wooster

Senior Research Specialist
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