Our river campus is a field location for faculty conducting research in a variety of disciplines.

 

Dr. Greg Garman

Greg Garman, Ph.D.

Director, Rice Rivers Center

Fish Biology

Edward Crawford, Ph.D.

Edward Crawford, Ph.D.

Assistant director, Rice Rivers Center

wetland ecology

Cindy Andrews

Cindy Andrews

Program and volunteer coordinator, Virginia Oyster Shell Recycling Program

oyster restoration

Matt Balazik, Ph.D.

Matt Balazik, Ph.D.

Research faculty, Rice Rivers Center

Atlantic sturgeon

fish ecology

Paul Bukaveckas, Ph.D.

Paul Bukaveckas, Ph.D.

Full professor, Center for Environmental Studies

ecosystems ecology

Lesley Bulluck, Ph.D.

Lesley Bulluck, Ph.D.

Associate professor, Center for Environmental Studies

avian ecology

Vickie S. Connors, Ph.D.

Vickie S. Connors, Ph.D.

Assistant professor, Center for Environmental Studies

Atmospheric science

Rima Franklin, Ph.D.

Rima Franklin, Ph.D.

Associate professor

and department chair Biology

Microbial Ecology

Environmental Microbiology

Chris Gough, Ph.D.

Chris Gough, Ph.D.

Associate professor, Biology

Forest Ecology

Ecosystem Ecology

Plant Physiological Ecology

Dave Hopler

David Hopler

Fisheries biologist, Rice Rivers Center

Fish Ecology

Todd Janeski

Todd Janeski

Director, Virginia Oyster Shell Recycling Program

Oyster restoration

Ron Lopez

Ron Lopez, M.S.

Faculty research associate, Rice Rivers Center

Wetland ecology

Stephen P. McIninch, Ph.D.

Stephen P. McIninch, Ph.D.

Associate professor, Center for Environmental Studies

Fish Biology

Will Shuart

Will Shuart

Assistant professor, Rice Rivers Center

Environmental Data Management

Catherine Viverette, Ph.D.

Catherine Viverette, Ph.D.

Assistant professor, Center for Environmental Studies

Avian ecology

Paul Zimba, Ph.D.

Paul Zimba, Ph.D.

Research faculty, Rice Rivers Center

Biotoxins

Algal taxonomy

The Board of Trustees is composed of distinguished individuals who strongly advocate for the mission of the VCU Rice Rivers Center.