School of Arts & Sciences
Academic Vice President & Dean of Faculty
Joined faculty in 2001. Ph.D., Antioch University New England. Professor Sykes is well versed in the flora of New England, able to identify hundreds of species, including invasive plants. Visit the Virtual Herbarium, which Professor Sykescreated and maintains.
A frequent visitor to the White Mountains of New Hampshire, Professor Sykes is well informed about its history, recreational opportunities, and the current issues facing this national forest. In addition, she has become an expert in the use of Geographic Information Systems, particularly in the context of landscape geography and environmental studies. read more…