To: ECo Department
From: Stephen DeStefano and David Bloniarz (Co-Chairs)
Subject: PhD Defense 22 August 2019
Rick Harper, a PhD Candidate in Environmental Conservation, will defend his dissertation “Socio-political and natural-ecological factors influencing urban forest management in Massachusetts” at 9:30 on 22 August 2019. His committee includes Drs. Stephen DeStefano and David Bloniarz (co-chairs), Dr. Craig Nicolson (member), and Michael Davidsohn (outside member). A copy of his dissertation is available in Holdsworth 225.
He has obtained the following degrees:
Diploma (Associate) – Forest Management, Lakehead University, Ontario
Baccalaureate – Environmental Studies/Forest Conservation, Lakehead University, Ontario
Master of Science – Entomology, University of Nebraska