Jeremy grew up in Princeton, NJ, but developed early ties to the mountains, forests, and lakes of the Monadnock Region during summers spent visiting family in Hancock and Peterborough.
He graduated from Bowdoin College, then attended the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, where he earned his master’s degree. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Washington College of Forest Resources in 1998. For 11 years, he was a professor at the University of Maine, where he directed research programs that advanced understanding of forest stand and landscape dynamics. He taught undergraduate courses on forest ecosystem management and a graduate course exploring issues of scale in forest ecology and management. He joined the Harris Center as our Executive Director in 2012.
He and his wife Katie were married in a ceremony at the Harris Center in the early 1990s. They live in Dublin with their four children, ages 11 to 22.