University Of Missouri-Columbia

Sonja Erickson

E-mail: ericksonso@missouri.edu
Missouri EPSCoR Award: Missouri Transect
Project Component: Community Team
Institution/Organization: University Of Missouri-Columbia
Role: Staff

Sonja Ericson is a member of the Community Team and lead investigator on the Resilience and Vulnerability Index project and the Community Commons resilience hub. She is as a policy analyst at the Institute of Public Policy in the Truman School of Public Affairs at MU.

Kathleen Miller

E-mail: miller@rupri.org
Missouri EPSCoR Award: Missouri Transect
Project Component: Community Team
Institution/Organization: University Of Missouri-Columbia
Role: Staff

Kathy Miller is the Director of Academic Programs for the Truman School of Public Affairs, a role she assumed in May of 2016. She has been with the Truman School of Public Affairs since its inception in 2001. For 15 years, she served as the Program Director for the Rural Policy Research Institute, a research institute focused on the design and impact of public policy on rural people and places. She holds a B.S. and M.S. in Agricultural Economics from Penn State University. Her research interests are in the areas of rural economic development and rural poverty. In addition, she has instructed two courses in the Truman School’s MPA program: Research Methods and Inquire in Public Affairs; and Regional and Economic Development Policy.

Hongchao Zhang

E-mail: hongchaozhang@mail.missouri.edu
Missouri EPSCoR Award: Missouri Transect
Project Component: Community Team
Institution/Organization: University Of Missouri-Columbia
Role: MS Student

Hongchao Zhang is a Master's student in Parks and Recreation at MU. He is in the state parks resilience group with Drs. Morgan and Wilhelm Stanis.

Yun Ho

E-mail: yhgb6@mail.missouri.edu
Missouri EPSCoR Award: Missouri Transect
Project Component: Community Team
Institution/Organization: University Of Missouri-Columbia
Role: MS Student

Yun Ho is a Masters student in Human Dimensions of Natural Resources at MU. She is in the state parks resilience group with Drs. Morgan and Wilhelm Stanis.

Ojetunde Ojewola

E-mail: oaojewola@mail.missouri.edu
Missouri EPSCoR Award: Missouri Transect
Project Component: Community Team
Institution/Organization: University Of Missouri-Columbia

Ojetunde Ojewola is a PhD candidate in Human Dimensions of Natural Resources at MU. He is in the state parks resilience group with Drs. Morgan and Wilhelm Stanis.

Lisa Groshong

E-mail: lisagroshong@mail.missouri.edu
Missouri EPSCoR Award: Missouri Transect
Project Component: Community Team
Institution/Organization: University Of Missouri-Columbia

Lisa Groshong is a PhD candidate in Human Dimensions of Natural Resources at MU. She is in the state parks resilience group with Drs. Morgan and Wilhelm Stanis.

Eric Fishel

E-mail: ef24d@mail.missouri.edu
Missouri EPSCoR Award: Missouri Transect
Project Component: Community Team
Institution/Organization: University Of Missouri-Columbia
Role: GRA

Eric Fishel is a Masters student in Natural Resources at MU, working in Drs. Nilon and Pierce research group. He conducts vegetative and bird surveys in Boone and Cole counties and will conduct focus groups with landowners on their land-use management.

Michael Farber

E-mail: mdff38@mail.missouri.edu
Missouri EPSCoR Award: Missouri Transect
Project Component: Community Team
Institution/Organization: University Of Missouri-Columbia
Role: GRA

Michael Farber is a Masters student in the Fisheries and Wildlife Department at MU. His advisors are Drs. Nilon and Pierce.

Wesley Buchheit

E-mail: wcbqp4@mail.missouri.edu
Missouri EPSCoR Award: Missouri Transect
Project Component: Community Team
Institution/Organization: University Of Missouri-Columbia
Role: GRA

Wes Buchheit is a Masters student in Natural Resources at MU, working in Drs. Nilon and Pierce research group. He conducts vegetative and bird surveys in the Bootheel and will conduct focus groups with landowners on their land-use management.

Robert Pierce

E-mail: piercer@missouri.edu
Missouri EPSCoR Award: Missouri Transect
Project Component: Community Team
Institution/Organization: University Of Missouri-Columbia

Dr. Bob Pierce is an Associate Extension Professor of Fisheries and Wildlife at MU. He is a member of the Community Engagement Team and works in collaboration with Drs. Nilon and Navarrete-Tindall (with Lincoln University) to develop methods for assessing the resiliency of landowners/managers and communities within the context of a changing climate, in urban and agricultural ecosystems.

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