Stan Kabala

Adjunct Professor
Bayer School of Natural and Environmental Sciences
Center for Environmental Research and Education

Mellon Hall
Phone: 412.396.4749


M.A. in Public Affairs, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Ph.D. in Public and International Affairs, University of Pittsburgh

Stanley J. Kabala has taught in the environmental science and management program since 1996, and he served as Associate Director of the Center for Environmental Research and Education from 2009 through 2014.He also teaches at the University of Pittsburgh. His previous University teaching experience includes Carnegie Mellon University, the University of Cologne (Germany), and Saint Vincent College. He holds his M.A. in Public Affairs from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Ph.D. in Public and International Affairs from the University of Pittsburgh.

Dr. Kabala's extensive experience in international environmental affairs includes leadership in the design and delivery of various environmental training programs throughout Eastern Europe following the collapse of the Soviet Union. He directed Pittsburgh regional involvement in the Environmental Training Program for Central and Eastern Europe, a seven-year project funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development to improve environmental conditions in post-communist nations. Dr. Kabala was a Fulbright Scholar with the Warsaw Economics University in Poland in 1987-88 and a visiting scholar at the Institute for European Environmental Policy in 1988.

Dr. Kabala's most recent work focuses on improving environmental management capabilities in the municipalities of southwestern Pennsylvania, particularly in the areas of watershed and storm water management and greenhouse gas emissions, and well as the implementation of greenhouse gas emissions inventories by universities and colleges. His current and recent projects are funded by the Heinz Endowments and the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection.