PEREC is staffed by dedicated faculty, researchers, graduate students, field interpreters and volunteers.
Our award-winning K-12 Watershed Education Programs are enthusiastically staffed by field interpreters – including undergraduates and graduate students from George Mason University, as well as local environmental experts.
|R. Christian “Chris” Jones, PhD
Professor, Department of Environmental Science and Policy
Specialization: Freshwater Ecology, Water Quality, Plankton Ecology, Stream Bioassessment
|Gregory D. Foster, PhD
Senior Fellow, PEREC
Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Specialization: Aquatic Chemistry and Geochemistry; Environmental Analytical Chemistry
|Dann Sklarew, PhD
Associate Director, PEREC
Associate Professor, Department of Environmental Science and Policy
Specialization: Watershed Stewardship, Sustainability Science and Education, Symbiosis (Mutualism)
|Kim de Mutsert, PhD
Associate Director, Department of Environmental Science and Policy
Faculty Fellow, PEREC
Specialization: Fish Ecology, Estuarine Ecology, Ecosystem-based Fisheries Science
|Randolph “Randy” A. McBride, PhD
Associate Professor of Geology,
Department of Atmospheric, Oceanic and Earth Sciences
|Cynthia ‘Cindy’ Smith, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Environmental Science and Policy.
K12 Education & Outreach Director, PEREC
Specialization: Science Education and Outreach, Watershed Ecology and Stewardship
|Thomas B. Huff, PhD
Administrative Assistant Professor
Director, the Shared Research Instrumentation Facility
Specialization: Organic Pollutants in the Rivers, Mass Spectrometry, Chemical Ecology
|Laura M Birsa, MS in Marine Sciences Lab and Field Technician, Department of Environmental Science and Policy (PEREC)|
|Chelsea Gray, BS in Biology
Web Master and Outreach Assistant.