Sustainable Military Lands ManagementGraduate Certificate


The faculty who teach in the Sustainable Military Lands Management graduate certificate program bring a wealth of knowledge to courses, with specialties ranging from watershed management and modeling to cultural resources management.

Dr. Caroline M. Clevenger

Dr. Caroline M. Clevenger

Dr. Caroline M. Clevenger is an Associate Professor and Assistant Director of Construction Engineering and Management (CEM) in the Department of Civil Engineering at University of Colorado Denver.

She earned a Ph.D. and B.S. in engineering and the environment and a Ph.D. in civil and environmental engineering from Stanford University. She also holds a master's in architecture and M.S. in systems engineering from the University of Pennsylvania. Caroline's early career includes extensive work as a professional engineer consulting in sustainable design and construction. As an academic, her research focuses on developing theories, methods, and tools for multidisciplinary systems thinking in high-performance building. When studying for her doctorate, she served as a Visiting Fellow to the General Services Administration (GSA) 3D-4D BIM Program.

Previously, Caroline served as faculty for the Department of Construction Management at Colorado State University (CSU) where she was awarded several teaching awards including the Provost's N. Preston Davis Award for Instructional Innovation, the Instructional Innovation in Service-Learning Faculty Award, and the Associated Schools of Construction (ASC) Excellence in Teaching Award. She is a Registered Architect and Licensed Engineer in the State of Colorado.

Dr. William W. Doe

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 and 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, including Modern Military Geography (Routledge Press, 2010, ISBN: 978-0-415-87095-5).

Dr. Alexander Woods

Dr. Alexander D. Woods

Dr. Alexander D. Woods is the current chairman of the Society for American Archaeology's Military Archaeological Resources Stewardship (MARS) Interest Group. He received his Ph.D. in Anthropology from the University of Iowa in 2011 and has been working for Colorado State University's Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands (CEMML) since 2013. He served several years in CEMML's Wisconsin Field Office as the Cultural Resources Projects Manager for U.S. Army Garrison Fort McCoy. Dr. Woods has taught previous courses at The University of Missouri, Grinnell College, The University of Iowa, and Iowa Wesleyan College. His research interests include the environmental and archaeological stewardship of military lands, the history and prehistory of Western Wisconsin, and the study and quantification of lithic raw material quality, as well as its relationship to the economic realities of stone tool production and use.

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