Mindy Crandall

Assistant Professor in Forest Policy

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Research Interests:

State Forest Policies – What policies do states use to ensure sustainable private forest management?;  Rural Youth Futures – How do perceptions of school and community influence educational aspirations of youth in rural forest communities?;  Communities in Decline – Which rural places have not recovered from economic shocks?;  Rural Forest Workers & Shared Stewardship – How can communities and workers share equitably in restoration activities on federal lands?

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Fred Kamke

Professor Emeritus

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Research Interests:

In situ wood modification for improved composite performance;  Performance of adhesive bonds;  Advanced imaging techniques for adhesive bond evaluation; NSF/industry project to enhance water resistance of a structural wood composite;  Chemical treatment, composite manufacture, and performance testing

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Gerald Presley

Assistant Professor of Wood Science and Engineering

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Research Interests:

Wood durability and wood treatments; Environmental impacts of treated wood; Fungal bioremediation of metals; Fungal decomposition of plastics

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Jim Rivers

Assistant Professor of Wildlife Ecology

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Research Interests:

Animal ecology and conservation: endangered species management, conservation of native bees, avian behavioral ecology

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Seri Robinson

Associate Professor of Anatomy of Renewable Materials

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Research Interests:

Spalting; Wood Science and Engineering

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Arijit Sinha

Professor and JELD-WEN Chair of Wood-based Composites Science and Director of NSF Industry University Cooperative Research Center for Wood-Based Composites

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Research Interests:

Multi-scale material characterization • Seismic performance of connectors • New product development using renewable resources • Durability assessment of materials and connectors

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