PEREC is staffed by dedicated faculty, researchers, graduate students, field interpreters and volunteers. To keep up with our research, educational activities, and outreach, be sure to follow us on Facebook!
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
Graduate student, Environmental Science and Policy
Web Master and Outreach Assistant.