Note: The date following each person’s name indicates the year of appointment to the Faculty.
*Indicates Paul Smith's College Alumni

Alec J. Abt (2005), Associate Professor — Culinary Arts
    A.O.S., Culinary Institute of America; B.A., Colorado State University; Certified Executive Chef  

Russell P. Aicher Jr. (2009), Assistant Professor — Forestry & GIS
    B.S., M.S., SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry    

Susan N. Alexander (1973-1974, 1976), Professor — Hospitality
    B.S., University of Massachusetts-Amherst; M S., SUNY Plattsburgh; Family & Consumer Science Certificate; Women's Studies       Certificate  

Anne Alsina-Sterling (2009), Adjunct Professor — Business & Hospitality 
     Professional Cetificate, Australia 

Andrew S. Andermatt (2011), Professor – English
    A.A.S., North Country Community College; B.A., SUNY Plattsburgh; M.A., Skidmore College; Ph.D., University of Pennslyvania

Melinda Bard (), Adjunct Professor — Environment & Society 

Michael Beccaria (2005), Associate Professor and Librarian — Director of Library & Technology Services
    B.A., SUNY Geneseo; M.A., Southern Connecticut State University; M.S., Brandeis University    

*Sarah R. Bogdanovitch (1994), Professor — Forestry
    B.S., University of Vermont; M.S. - Forestry, Yale University; C.F. (Certified Forester); Paul Smith's College 

Vicky Breyette (2014), Assistant Professor — Culinary Arts
    Certificates, City and Guilds of London Institute/North Hertfordshire College; National & First Diplomas, BTEC

Sarah Briggs (2021), Instructor — Natural Science 
     B.A., M.A., Wesleyan University; M.S., University of Minnesota - Twin Cities College of Science and Engineering 

Courtney Bringley (), Adjunct Professor — Environment & Society 

Erin Cass (2020), Adjunct Professor — Environment & Society 

Lisa Cassidy (), Adjunct Professor — Natural Science 
     B.S., SUNY Oswego; M.S., GIS Certificate, SUNY Albany 

Kelly L. Cerialo (2013), Assistant Professor – Hospitality
    B.A., The College of New Jersey; M.S., University of Southern California; Ph.D., Antioch University 

Scott Chimileski (2019), Assistant Professor  — Natural Science
    B.A., Ph.D., University of Connecticut; Postdoctoral Fellowship - Microbiology, Havard Medical School 

Joshua Clemens (), Adjunct Professor — Business & Hospitality 

Ross R. Conover (2015), Associate Professor —  Wildlife Ecology and Natural Science 
    B.S., Unity College; M.S., Mississippi State University; Ph.D., Iowa State University

*Joseph Conto (1994-1997, 2006), Associate Professor and Department Chair — Business & Hospitality
    A.A.S., Paul Smith's College; B.A., University of Nevada, Las Vegas; M.S., Florida International University; Certified Hospitality     Educator

Melanie Damico (), Adjunct Professor — Natural Science 

Mackenize Davison (2020), Assistant Professor and Librarian — Library 
    B.A., Hobart and William Smith Colleges; M.A., Simmons College

Amy DeWitt (2017), Assistant Professor – Culinary Arts & Baking
    A.A., Johnson & Wales University; B.S., University of Florida     

Karen J. Edwards (1980), Professor and Department Chair — Mathematics and Environment & Society 
    B.A., SUNY Potsdam; M.A.,SUNY Plattsburgh; Ph.D., SUNY Albany

Jorie Favreau (2005), Professor and Department Chair — Wildlife Biology and Natural Science
    B.A., Illinois Wesleyan University; M.A., DePaul University; Ph.D., North Carolina State University    

*John Foppert (2021), Visiting Assistant Professor — Forestry 
    B.S. Paul Smith's College; M.Sc., M.S., Erasmus Mundus European Forestry Dual Degree Programme; PgDip, University of       Cambridge; Ph.D., Technical University of Munich

Bethany Garretson (2014), Continuing Lecturer — Environment & Society 
    M.A., Future Generations Graduate School 

Kate Glenn (2007), Adjunct Professor — Sustainability
     B.A., Green Mountain College; M.S., 

John Hale (), Adjunct Professor — Forestry 

Elizabeth Harper (2021), Adjunct Professor — Natural Science 
     B.A., Middlebury College; Ph.D. University of Missouri-Columbia 

Joseph Henderson (2018), Continuing Lecturer — Environment & Society 
    B.A., Colgate University; Ph.D., University of Rochester 

Eric R. Holmlund (1995), Professor — Environment & Society
    B.A., Dartmouth College; M.S.T., SUNY Potsdam; M.S., Southern Illinois University; Ph.D., Antioch University; Certified Wilderness     Education Association

Freb Hunt - Bull (2020), Instructor and Educational Techology Liaison — Business & Hospitality
    B.A., Carleton University; M.Ed., Southern New Hampshire University 

Nicholas Hunt-Bull (2015), Professor, Provost, and Vice President for Academic Affairs
    B.A., M.A., University of Western Ontario; M.A., Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; MDP, Harvard Graduate       School of Education 

Vance Z. Jackson (2019), Associate Professor — Psychology 
    B.S., University of Wisconsin - Madison; M.A., Ph.D., Ball State University

Erik Johnson (2013), Instructor — Environment & Society 
     B.A., University of Minnestota; Juris Doctorate, University of North Dakota School of Law

Melanie H. Johnson (2011), Associate Professor — GIS & Environmental Science
    B.S., Minnesota State University; M.S., University of North Dakota; Ph.D., University of Idaho
Cheryl Joyce (1992), Professor — Chemistry 
    A.A.S., North Country Community College; B.S., SUNY Cortland; M.S., SUNY Potsdam; M.S., Clarkson University
Andrew Kelly (2012), Associate Professor and Librarian — Technical Services & Cataloger Librarian
    B.A., Boston University; M.S., Simmons College
Daniel Kelting (2003), Professor — Forestry
    A.A.S., New York State Ranger School; B.S., SUNY College of Environmental Sciences and Forestry; M.S., Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic     Institute 
*Donald O. Kirche (1971), Professor — Mathematics
    A.A., Paul Smith’s College; B.S., St. Lawrence University; M.S., Clarkson University
Catherine LaLonde (2018), Assistant Provost and Adjunct Professor — Environment & Society 
    B.A., Hobart and William Smith Colleges; M.A., SUNY Buffalo; Ph.D., University of Buffalo

*Corey L. Laxson (2020), Associate Professor — Natural Science   
    A.A.S., Paul Smith’s College; B.S., M.S., SUNY Brockport 

Dustin LeRoux-Johnson (2021), Adjunct Professor — Business & Hospitality 
Diane M. Litynski (2007), Professor — Business Management
    B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; M.B.A., Boston University

Mark Manske (), Adjunct Professor — Natural Science 
     B.A., M.S., SUNY Potsdam; New York State Education Public School Teacher Certifications 

Robert A. McAleese (1985), Professor — Forestry
    A.A.S., New York State Ranger School SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry; B.A., Rutgers University; M.S., Duke         University

Virginia A. McAleese (1986), Professor — Mathematics
    B.S., College of New Jersey; M.A., Lynchburg College; M.S., SUNY Plattsburgh 

Brain McAllister (), Adjunct Professor — Natural Science 
     A.S., B.S., 

Kevin A. McCarthy (2010), Associate Professor — Culinary Arts
    A.O.S., Culinary Institute of America; Certified Food and Environmental Sanitarian; Certified Executive Chef; Certified Culinary       Educator 

Glenn McClure (2015), Continuing Lecturer — Environment & Society
     B.A., M.A., SUNY Geneseo 

*John McLean (2021), Adjunct Professor — Forestry 
     A.A.S., Paul Smith's College; A.A.S., Jefferson Community College

*Brett McLeod (2005), Professor and Department Chair  — Forestry & Natural Resources
    A.A.S., B.S., Paul Smith's College; M.S., Bard College; Ph.D. Antioch University; Spanish Proficiency Certificate

Janet A. Mihuc (2000), Professor — Biology
    B.S., Oklahoma State University, M.S., D.A., Idaho State University

Craig W. Milewski (2003), Professor — Fisheries & Aquatic Science
    B.S., Michigan State University; M.F.A., Vermont College of Fine Arts; M.S., Ph.D., South Dakota State University

*Deborah Naybor (2015), Assistant Professor — Environment Studies 
    A.A.S., Paul Smith's College; B.S., Empire State College; M.P.S., University of Connecticut; M.A., Ph.D., University of Buffalo

Lee Nellis (2019), Adjunct Professor — Environment & Society 
      B.A., University of Wyoming; M.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison 

Kendra Ormerod (2015), Assistant Professor – Recreation
    B.A., Houghton College; M.P.S., SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry; Ph.D., University of Buffalo 

Maureen Pellerin (), Adjunct Professor — Environment & Society 
     B.A., St. Lawrence University; M.S., SUNY Plattsburgh 
Annie Rochon (2012), Assistant Professor – Languages
    B.A., Concordia University; M.S., SUNY Plattsburgh; Graduate Certificate, Yale School of Management 

*Jesse Rock (2021), Adjunct Professor — Forestry 
     A.S., Hudson Valley Community College; B.S., Paul Smith's College

Peter F. Roland, Jr. (2002), Professor — Hospitality
    B.A., Bowdoin College; M.S., Rochester Institute of Technology

Rebecca H. Romeo (2011), Associate Professor — English
    A.A.S., Alfred Ag and Tech; B.S., Cornell University; M.S. Ed., SUNY Plattsburgh; M.S.Ed., Grand Canyon University

Richard Rosentreter (2016), Adjunct Professor — Environment & Society 

Lee Ann Sporn (2006), Professor — Biology
    B.S., M.S., Ph.D., University of Rochester

Curtis J. Stager (1987), Professor — Natural Science
    B.A., Bowdoin College; Ph.D., Duke University

*Rebecca Sutter (2008), Associate Professor — Mathematics & Disaster Management 
    A.A., Paul Smith’s College; B.S., SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry; M.S., SUNY Potsdam; M.S.P.C., Columbia         University 

Randall W. Swanson (1989), Professor — Forestry
    B.S., M.S., University of Michigan; Certificate in Education, University of Vermont 

Emily ValkenBurgh (2021), Adjunct Professor — Natural Science 
     B.A., Cornell University; M.S., Havard School of Public Health; Ph.D. Tufts Unversity School of Medicine 

Amanda Vincent (2017), Adjunct Professor — Environment & Society 
     B.A., Siena College; M.S., SUNY Plattsburgh 

Justin Waskiewicz (2017), Assistant Professor – Forestry
    B.S., M.S., Northern Arizona University; Ph.D., University of Maine; Graduate Certificate in Applied Statistics, Northern Arizona         University

Marlyse Waskiewicz (2017), Assistant Professor – Baking Arts
    A.A.S., Eastern Maine Community College; B.S., Northern Arizona University 

James Wilson (2017), Assistant Professor – Entrepreneurship & Small Business
    B.A., Utica College of Syracuse University; M.B.A., A.B.D. Ph.D., Grand Canyon University

*Brendan Wiltse (2020), Visiting Assistant Professor — Natural Science 
     A.S., Hudson Valley Community College; B.S., Paul Smith's College; Ph.D., Queen's University 

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