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Robert Loeb, Ph.D.,


r-loeb.jpgRobert Loeb received the Milton S. Eisenhower Award for Distinguished Teaching in 2015. Dr. Loeb is a Professor of Biology and Forestry at the DuBois Campus. His long-term research is focused on the historical ecology and conservation of old growth urban forests. Currently, he is also conducting research with undergraduate students on the ecology and management of urban natural areas in Nashville and Philadelphia.

Dr. Loeb was instrumental in founding the Commission for Ethnic and Racial Diversity and served three terms on the Commission. As a member of the University Faculty Senate, he served as Chair of the Educational Equity and Campus Environment Committee for four years. In 2015, Dr. Loeb received the John Romano Faculty Diversity Recognition Award from the Penn State Multicultural Resource Center.