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Environmental Science Faculty

 

Janis K. Bush

Director of ES Academic Programs

Associate Professor

 

 

 

 

PhD Environmental Science and Engineering, UTEP

MS Biology, UTSA

BS Biology, UTSA

 

Courses Taught: Environmental Statistics, Conservation Biology
 
 

Stephanie Elliott

Lecturer III

 

 

 

 

 

MS Biology, UTSA

BS Biology, UTSA

 

 

Courses Taught: Environmental Ecology, Biology of Flowering Plants, Woody Plants
 

Afamia El-Nakat

Associate Professor of Practice

 

 

 

 

 

PhD Environmental Science and Engineering, UTEP

MS Environmental Science, UTSA

BS Environmental Science, Incarnate Word University

Courses Taught: Environmental Remediation, Environmental Chemistry and Toxicology
 

Karen Engates

Senior Lecturer

 

 

 

 

 

PhD Environmental Science and Engineering, UTSA

MS Environmental Science, TCU

BS Environmental Science, TCU

Courses Taught: Applied Ecology, Global Change
 
 

Julie Foote

Lecturer III

 

 

 

 

 

PhD Ecosystem Science & Management, Texas A&M University

MS Environmental Science, UTSA

BS Biology, UTSA

Courses Taught: Environmental Systems I, Environmental Microbiology, Introduction to Soils, Soil Chemistry, Environmental Statistics

Jason Gagliardi

Lecturer I

 

 

 

 

 

MS Environmental Science, UTSA

BS Biology, UTSA

Courses Taught: Laboratories (Remediation, Environmental Chemistry and Toxicology, Environmental Ecology, Environmental Systems II)

Matthew Grunstra

Senior Lecturer

 

 

 

 

 

PhD Environmental Science and Engineering, UTSA

MS Environmental Science, UTSA

Courses Taught: Environmental Systems II, Environmental
Geology
 

Jeffrey Jackson

Lecturer II

 

 

 

 

 

MS Biology, UTSA

BS Wildlife & Fisheries, Texas A&M University

Courses Taught:  
 
 

Vonnie Jackson

Lecturer II

 

 

 

 

 

MS Biology, UTSA

BS Biology, UTSA

Courses Taught: Environmental Botany
 
 

Fernando Martinez

Co-Director, Recruitment and Diversity

Lecturer III

 

 

 

 

PhD Environmental Science and Engineering, UTSA

MS Environmental Science, UTSA

BS Animal Sciences, Angelo State

Courses Taught: Environmental Systems I, Conservation Biology, Herpetology, Environmental Assessment, Wildlife Biology
 

Terri Matiella

Co-Director, Core Curriculum and Assessment for ES

Lecturer III

 

 

 

PhD Environmental Science and Engineering, UTSA

MS Environmental Science, UTSA

BS Biology, UTSA

Courses Taught: Environmental Systems I
 
 

Robert Thompson

Senior Lecturer

 

 

 

 

 

JD Law

MA Aerospace Engineering, University of Southern California

BS Engineering Mechanics, Oklahoma State University

Courses Taught: Environmental Law, Advanced Environmental
Law
 

Oscar Van Auken

Professor Emeritus

 

 

 

 

 

PhD Physiology, University of Utah

MS Zoology, University of Utah

BS Biology, High Point College

Courses Taught: Environmental Science Colloquium, SP: Ecological Succession, Woody Plants