Our faculty members bring a wealth of knowledge about military lands management, with specialties ranging from watershed management and modeling to cultural resources management.
Dr. William W. Doe
Dr. William (Bill) Doe has taught a broad range of courses in physical and cultural/regional geography, water resources, land use planning and environmental studies for the U.S. Military Academy (West Point, NY), Western Illinois University, and Penn State University. He is a former military engineer and environmental geographer with research and applied expertise in military lands management, watershed management and modeling, renewable energy and sustainability practices for universities and federal installations.
Dr. Doe is currently employed at the University of Colorado-Boulder, in the College of Engineering & Applied Science, where he coordinates external research opportunities with federal and state agencies, and industry partners. From 2010-2014 he was the Chief Executive Officer of Veterans Green Jobs, a Denver-based non-profit providing employment for veterans in the renewable energy, energy efficiency and natural resources conservation sectors. He also previously held positions as Associate Dean for Research in the Warner College of Natural Resources at CSU, and as a senior research scientist/scholar and Associate Director with the Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands (CEMML) at CSU.
Dr. Doe served on active duty for 22 years as an Army Corps of Engineers officer with assignments in civil works, water resources management, combat engineering and environmental R&D. While on active duty, he was on the faculty as Academy Professor and Program Director of Geography and Environmental Studies at the U.S. Military Academy, West Point.
He is an active member of the Association of American Geographers (AAG) and volunteers for veterans' organizations. He received his undergraduate degree from the U.S. Military Academy and advanced degrees from the University of New Hampshire and Colorado State University. He has published numerous articles and book chapters on military lands management, to include Modern Military Geography (Routledge Press, 2010, ISBN: 978-0-415-87095-5).
Dr. James Zeidler
Dr. James Zeidler is a research scientist and registered professional archaeologist. As Associate Director for Cultural Resources for the Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands (CEMML) at Colorado State University, Dr. Zeidler serves as the CEMML's chief cultural resources specialist. His responsibilities include the execution of cultural resources management (CRM) planning and technical support efforts for the Army and other DoD services. Areas of technical support include: planning level surveys, compliance inventories, and National Register eligibility assessments for historic and prehistoric archaeological resources and historic buildings/structures; Native American consultation; historic context studies; cultural resources data management and analysis; GIS/GPS support; predictive archaeological modeling; and the development of Integrated Cultural Resource Management Plans (ICRMPs).
Dr. Zeidler is also actively involved in applied scientific research in the areas of archaeological resource management, predictive modeling, and geoarchaeology. He is an Adjunct Assistant Professor in CSU's Department of Anthropology.