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William Henry Russell

Russell, Will

Assistant Professor,  Environmental Studies

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(408) 924-5487


  • Doctor of Philosophy. envir science policy & mgmt, Univ Of Cal-Berkeley, 1999
  • Master of Science, Environmental Studies
    San Jose State University, 1994


Dr. Russell is a forest ecologist and activist, educated at the University of California, Berkeley. He is currently an Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies at San Jose State University where he teaches courses on forest ecology and conservation and environmental philosophy, and coordinates the graduate program. He previously worked as a research associate as the U.S. Forest Service and the USGS Biological Resources Divisions. He is currently involved in research projects related to the conservation and restoration of redwood forest communities including studies on natural recovery, fire behavior,and restoration.