Sustainable Military Lands ManagementGraduate Certificate

Faculty

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

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. James Zeidler

Dr. James Zeidler

James Zeidler is a Senior Research Scientist at Colorado State University and a Registered Professional Archaeologist (RPA). 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 U.S. 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 received his B.A. degree in Anthropology from the University of Utah and his M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in Anthropology from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

He is a co-recipient (with Dr. Laurie Rush) of a Partnership Commendation from the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) for work on raising awareness within the Department of Defense on Cultural Property Protection (CPP) issues in US military operation in foreign countries. He is also a co-recipient of a Department of Defense Citation for Meritorious Achievement for CEMML’s support to the Cultural Resources Management Program at Fort Drum, NY. He is an active member of the Society for American Archaeology and the Archaeological Institute of America, and he co-chairs (with Dr. Laurie Rush) the non-profit Military Cultural Heritage Action Group (MilCHAG).

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