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The CCSS and its cooperators are comprised of dozens of faculty, staff, graduate assistants, and undergraduate student technicians.

CCSS faculty may be affiliated with graduate fields and academic departments across Cornell, and staff are part of Cornell’s Department of Natural Resources. Our graduate faculty have membership in the fields of Natural Resources, Development Sociology, Public Affairs, Global Development, and Water Resources. Graduate faculty committee members for CCSS graduate students come from a variety of departments: Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Communication, Design and Environmental Analysis, Development Sociology, City and Regional Planning, Applied Economics and Management, Natural Resources and others.


CCSS Faculty Spotlight

Richard Stedman

Specializations: Sense of place; community resilience; impacts of social and environmental change on wildlife recreation and community; risk and policy; environmental attitudes and behaviors; community-based resource management; landowner attitudes and behaviors; coupled human/ecological systems.