Staff Listing

Marjorie Banovetz

Marjorie Banovetz

  • Administrative Aide, SFRES
906-487-3437
marjorie@mtu.edu
Noblet Building 129
Trish Burton

Trish Burton

  • Secretary 4, SFRES
906-487-3564
trish@mtu.edu
Noblet Building G015

Stacy Cotey

  • Advisor, Undergraduate Students
  • Instructor
906-487-2953
srcotey@mtu.edu
Noblet Building 120

  Areas of Interest  

Student success

Scheduling, degree planning

Landscape ecology

Wildlife-habitat relationships

Watershed management

Jennifer Eikenberry

Jennifer Eikenberry

  • Assistant Research Scientist, SFRES
906-487-1774
jreikenb@mtu.edu
Noblet Building 165

Areas of Expertise

  • Stable isotopes
  • Forest ecology
  • Mass spectrometry
Joe Eskola

Joe Eskola

  • Research Associate, SFRES
906-487-2673
joeskola@mtu.edu
Noblet Building 111

Areas of Expertise

  • Wood protection
John Forsman

John Forsman

  • Assistant Research Scientist, SFRES
906-487-2917
jwforsma@mtu.edu
Noblet Building 183

Areas of Expertise

  • Wood composites
Erin Froese
"Philanthropy is not about the money. It’s about using whatever resources you have at your fingertips and applying them to improving the world."
—Melinda Gates

Erin Froese

  • Director of Advancement, SFRES
  • Alumni engagement & donor outreach
906-487-2417
emfroese@mtu.edu
Noblet Building 127

Areas of interest

Alumni connections 

Mentorship programs that connect alumni with students

Philanthropy and how alumni can give back to the next generation

Sarah Hoy

Sarah Hoy

  • Post Doc Research Fellow, SFRES
906-487-3292
Noblet Building 188

Specialties

  • Predator-prey interactions
  • Animal ecology and conservation
  • Population biology
  • Life-history trade-offs
John Hribljan

John Hribljan

  • Post Doc Research Fellow, SFRES
jahriblj@mtu.edu
Noblet Building
Jerry Jondreau
"The plants and animals are our original teachers. We need more students in their classrooms."
—Jerry Jondreau

Jerry Jondreau

  • Director of Recruiting, SFRES
  • Prospective students, youth outreach
906-487-1176
gpjondre@mtu.edu
Noblet 133

Areas of interest

Ojibwe language, culture, knowledge, and perspectives

Linkages between human and environmental health

Diversity and inclusivity within the natural resource profession

Environmental justice and policy

Cindy Kela

Cindy Kela

  • Custodian
Erik Keranen

Erik Keranen

  • Assistant Research Scientist, SFRES
906-487-2960
edkerane@mtu.edu
Noblet Building 111

Areas of Expertise

  • Wood protection
Glenn Larkin

Glenn Larkin

  • Senior Research Scientist I, SFRES
906-487-3316
gmlarkin@mtu.edu
Noblet Building 117

Areas of Expertise

  • Wood protection and composites
  • Forest natural products
Andrea Longhini

Andrea Longhini

  • Administrative Assoc., SFRES
906-487-3603
aelonghi@mtu.edu
Noblet Building 123
Laura Mattila

Laura Mattila

  • Office Assistant, SFRES
Chris Miller

Chris Miller

  • Soils Lab/Greenhouse Manager
  • Instructor
906-487-1058
camiller@mtu.edu
Noblet 134

Teaching Interests

Biometrics

Wildland Fire

Soil Science

Specialties

Ecological effects of wildland fire

Soil bulk density

Wood decay data analysis

 

Nam Noh

Nam Jin Noh

  • Post Doc Research Fellow, SFRES
Cell: 906-370-2255
nnoh@mtu.edu
Noblet Building G026

Areas of Expertise

  • Synthesizing the EAB impacts on biogeochemical cycles in black ash wetlands
  • Forest carbon and nitrogen cycles
  • Belowground carbon and nitrogen dynamics
  • Ecosystem responses to climate change and managements
  • Plant and soil interaction
  • Wood debris dynamics
Duane Puuri

Duane Puuri

  • Building Mechanic II
Jennifer Sanders

Jennifer Sanders

  • Biotech and Genomics Lab Manager, SFRES
Joseph Shannon

Joseph Shannon

  • Research Scientist, SFRES
906-487-2759
jpshanno@mtu.edu
Noblet Building G025
Ramesh Thakur

Ramesh Thakur

  • Research Scientist II, SFRES
906-487-2703
rcthakur@mtu.edu
Noblet Building 182

Specialties

  • Forest tree improvement and genetic resources
  • Plant biotechnology and tissue culturing
  • Air pollution and climate change
Ken Vrana

Ken Vrana

  • Director, Ford Center, SFRES
  • Director, Isle Royale Institute
  • Professor of Practice, SFRES
906-487-4384 (Ford Center)
kjvrana@mtu.edu
906-487-4335 (Noblet Building 132)
Larry Walker

Larry Walker

  • Research Assistant, SFRES
Joseph Weingarten

Joseph Weingarten

  • Custodian
Phyllis Williamson

Phyllis Williamson

  • Administrator of Services, SFRES
906-487-1871
pcwillia@mtu.edu
Noblet Building 125