Faculty and Staff

natural resources management, sustainable jobsDennis Hazel, Ph.D.

Program Director

Dennis Hazel is Associate Professor and Extension Specialist in the Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources at North Carolina State University. Hazel’s research and extension interests include learning how partnerships can play a role in protecting the ability of the U.S. military to maintain training and readiness while conserving working forestland and farms and protecting natural resources.

Email: dennis_hazel@ncsu.edu | Phone: 919.515.5573 | Faculty Profile


environmental resources management, natural resources jobsRobert Bardon, Ph.D.

Robert Bardon is Professor and Department Extension Leader in the Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources at NC State University.  He is also Associate Dean for Extension in the College of Natural Resources.  He has recently facilitated a six-year pilot project in eastern North Carolina that employed the Sentinel Landscapes approach to protect training capability in and around Marine Corps installations in eastern North Carolina.

Email: robert_bardon@ncsu.edu | Phone 919.515.5575 | Faculty Profile


environmental jobs, career in sustainabilityBruce Beard, Ph.D.

Bruce Beard is adjunct instructor with the Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources at NC State University. He is also Professor of Practice with the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Science at Texas A&M University and he is Associate Director of the Institute of Renewable Resources at Texas A&M. He formerly was Program Director for Sustainable Ranges Initiative (SRI) and Readiness and Environmental Protection Initiative (REPI) and in that capacity supervised creation of many of today’s successful approaches to protecting the military’s ability to maintain training and readiness in an environment with complex encroachment and policy-related issues.

Email: bruce.beard@ag.tamu.edu | Phone 703.299.0351


nature conservancy jobs, environmental conservation certificateMary Lou Addor

Mary Lou Addor is a leader in the areas of leadership and professional development, facilitation and public participation, conflict management, team building, negotiation and coaching. She is concerned with the ongoing, systematic process of implementing effective organizational change.

Email:mladdor@gmail.com | Phone: 919.271.8323 | Faculty Profile


environmental careers, land management certificateErin Sills, Ph.D.

Erin Sills is a Professor in the Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources at NC State University. Her research and teaching interests include markets and payments for non-timber forest benefits; forest-based livelihoods and economic development; deforestation and land use in the tropics; and impact evaluation of conservation policies.

Email: erin_sills@ncsu.edu | Phone: 919.515.7784 | Faculty Profile


sustainability jobs training, military land sustainability managementSarah Slover

Sarah Slover is the Graduate Program Coordinator for the Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources. She handles administrative matters for all of the graduate degree programs, from prospective student to admissions to paperwork required for graduation. Students contact Sarah for assistance with questions about leaves of absence, Plan of Work, transfer credits and general questions about registration or paying student bills. Sarah also coordinates our jobs board.

Email: sjslover@ncsu.edu | Phone: 919.515.7563