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GNR Faculty & Staff

Our department's faculty cover a wide range of specializations in geology, natural resource conservation and management, environmental sciences, and geography. Select a faculty member's page for more information on classes and research interests.

Amy Fagan

Department Head, Associate Professor

Geology

Annalaura Pannill

Administrative Support Associate

Geosciences & Natural Resources Department

Peter Bates

Emeritus Professor, Forest Stewards

Natural Resource & Conservation Management

Solomon Beyene

Assistant Professor

Natural Resource & Conservation Management

Lara Bryant

Associate Instructor

Geography

Frank Forcino

Associate Professor

Director, Secondary Science Eduction Program; Geology

Keith Gibbs

Assistant Professor

Natural Resource & Conservation Management

David Kinner

Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, Associate Professor

Geology

Brian Kloeppel

Professor

Natural Resource & Conservation Management

Jerry Miller

Distinguished Professor

Whitmire Professor of Environmental Science

Sarah Parsons

Assistant Professor

Environmental Science

Aimee Rockhill

Associate Professor

Natural Resource Conservation & Management

Katie Schneider

Assistant Professor

Geology

Emily Stafford

Associate Instructor

Geology

Diane Styers

Associate Professor

Natural Resource Conservation & Management / Geography

Yang Yang

Assistant Professor

Natural Resource & Conservation Management

Robert Young

Professor

Director, Program for the Study of Developed Shorelines; Geology

Name Title Email Address
Kim Blazzard Adjunct; Geology kblazzard@wcu.edu
Lauren Clontz Adjunct; Natural Resource Conservation & Management  
Chuck Folds Adjunct; Geography / Natural Resource Conservation & Management cfolds@wcu.edu
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