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Dean of Science, Southern Cross University

Jerry is Dean of Science at SCU. Before joining SCU, he was Principal Scientist with the Center for International Forestry Research, and Professor of Tropical Forestry at the Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University in Copenhagen, Denmark. Jerry received a higher doctorate (D.Sc.For.) from the University of Queensland in 1992, received the Queen's Award for Forestry in 1997, and the IUFRO Scientific Achievement Award in 2010.


  • 1999–present
    Professor of Sustainable Forestry, Southern Cross University
  • 2007–present
    Head, School of Environment, Science and Engineering, Southern Cross University
  • 1995–1999
    Principal Scientist, Center for International Forestry Research
  • 1991–1994
    Professor of Tropical Forestry, Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University, Copenhagen


  • 1992 
    University of Queensland, D.Sc.For.


  • 2011
    Forest Growth and Yield Modeling, Wiley
  • 2011
    Customer response to carbon labelling of groceries, Journal of Consumer Policy 34:153–160.
  • 2006
    Realizing Community Futures: A practical guide to harnessing Natural Resources, Routledge Earthscan,

Research Areas

  • Forestry Sciences (0705)
  • Environmental Science And Management (0502)
  • Policy And Administration (1605)
  • Ecology (0602)