YSE Forest-Related Faculty

At Yale School of the Environment, we have 12 faculty members and lecturers devoted to forestry, along with several more who intersect with forest studies - from tree physiology to tropical and temperate forest ecology to silviculture and forest management to society’s complex relationships with forests. With various topics and geographies covered, our exemplary faculty are eager to push the boundaries of forest science through research, policymaking, teaching, and mentoring.

July 1, 2020
Sara Santiago We would like to announce the retirement of Chadwick Dearing “Chad” Oliver, Pinchot Professor of Forestry and Environmental Studies and Director of Yale’s...
Mike Ferrucci sitting on a crane
July 1, 2020
Sara Santiago Alumnus and lecturer Mike Ferrucci, who earned a B.S. in Forestry from the University of Maine and M.F. from YSE, is retiring from the school as of spring 2020...
July 1, 2020
Sara Santiago Without a doubt, tropical forests are home to some of the highest levels of species diversity on the planet, creating many opportunities to explore, posit...