Guest Lecturers

The interdisciplinary course structure allows faculty to invite guest lecturers to supplement the curriculum and provide context to their classes. Guest lecturers bring outside perspective and expertise as distinguished environmental practitioners and researchers.
Gary M. Lovett

Gary M. Lovett

Forest Ecologist, Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies

Ph.D., 1981, Dartmouth College. Dr. Lovett's research is primarily focused on how perturbations such as air pollution, introduced pests and pathogens, and insect defoliators affect forest nutrient cycling. His main field projects are in the Catskill Mountains and Hudson Valley of New York State and the Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest in New Hampshire.

Current Research:
Effects of Atmospheric Deposition on Biodiversity
Ecosystem Effects of Exotic Forest Pests
Control of Nitrogen Loss from Watersheds
Patterns of Atmospheric Deposition
Long-Term Monitoring of the Forest Ecosystem at Cary