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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

Barbara A. Knuth

Specializations: Great Lakes and marine fisheries resource policy and management; risk communication and risk management related to chemical contaminants in fish; human dimensions of ecosystem-based approaches to fisheries management.