Graduate Faculty & Research Specialist
PhD, Environmental Science, Policy and Management, University of California, Berkeley,
M.S., Geography, University of Colorado, Boulder
B.A., Human Biology, Stanford University
Kevin is an educator and ecologist passionate about understanding how to live sustainably with the natural world. As an educator, he seeks to involve his students in ecological inquiry, help them build a sense of place in the natural world, and challenge them to think critically about current environmental issues. He has instructed Outward Bound courses in the Beartooth Mountains, taught high school biology and chemistry, and directed an outdoor leadership and science program in San Francisco public schools. As an ecologist, his research seeks to understand how and why ecosystems change and identify management opportunities for increasing ecosystem resilience.He has conducted research in the Sierra Nevada and Rocky Mountains focusing on aspen ecology and restoration, fire history/ecology, and fuels mapping and fire simulation. Kevin enjoys being outdoors with friends and family.