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Steven Handel Steven Handel
Department of Ecology, Evolution and Natural Resources
School of Environmental and Biological Sciences
New Brunswick Campus
Key Topics:
restoration ecology, plant ecology, urban ecology, pollination, plant animal interactions

Expert's Biography:
Steven Handel, Ph.D., is a professor in the department of ecology, evolution and natural resources. Handel is a plant ecologist with special interest in the restoration of habitats on urban and degraded lands and plant population dynamics. In addition to research and teaching on plant reproduction and the development of plant communities, he collaborates with landscape architects and planners to rebuild urban environments and urban public parks.

Handel has worked on the ecological restoration of major urban areas including the Fresh Kills landfill, Brooklyn Bridge Park in New York and the landscape for the 2008 Olympic games in Beijing. He is working on projects in New Jersey, New York, and most recently has been appointed head of the ecological design work on the Orange County Great Park in California, which will become one of the largest urban parks in America.

Handel received his A.B. from Columbia College, his M.S. and Ph.D. from Cornell University.

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