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About Will Russell

Will Russell received a doctorate degree from the University of California, Berkeley in Environmental Science, Policy, and Management, a master's degree in Environmental Studies from San Jose State University, and an undergraduate degree from the University of California at Santa Cruz in Plant Biology.
His research primarily focuses on the conservation and restoration of forest communities. He is particularly interested in the direct and indirect effects of logging on coastal redwood forests. He has also done extensive work on ecological disturbance in the Sierra Nevada mixed conifer forest, as well as research on the restoration of coastal dune communities. Prior to coming to San Jose State in 2004 Will spent two years with the USDA Forest Service, four years with the USGS Biological Resources Division, and one years with the California State Parks.
In addition, Will has taught in the public schools at both the primary and secondary level and has an abiding interest in developing methods for improving the ways that environmental issues are taught to our children. He is currently involved in developing research projects aimed at measuring the effectiveness of environmental education programs in the public and private sectors.

Positions

Present Associate Professor, Department of Environmental Studies, San Jose State University
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Curriculum Vitae




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Education

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1999 Ph.D., University of California - Berkeley ‐ Environmental Science Policy and Management
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1994 M.S., San Jose State University ‐ Environmental Studies
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1986 B.A., University of California, Santa Cruz ‐ Biology
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Contact Information

will.russell@sjsu.edu

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Publications (17)

Contributions to Books (5)

Master's Theses (1)