Donald Falk

Professor; Chair, Global Ecology & Management

Watershed Management and Ecohydrology


Research areas include fire history, fire ecology, restoration ecology, landscape ecology, and impacts of land management and global change on ecosystems, including dynamics of abrupt change.


I teach courses in wildland fire science, fire ecology, and restoration ecology, including ecological impacts of global change and management responses.


  • PhD, 2004, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
  • MA, 1980, Tufts University, Medford, MA
  • BA, 1972, Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH