Program Manager / Executive Officer

Michael manages all financial operations for Clarkson University's Beacon Institute. He administers quality assessment for Beacon's Master of Science in Engineering Management (MSEM), a blended online degree program for working professionals. Using archival research, Michael designs and leads environmental history tours of Denning's Point State Park where Clarkson's LEED Certified Water Ecology Center is located.

Michael holds a Ph.D. in environmental history from Stony Brook University with additional degrees from Montana State University and Northern Arizona University. His current research examines the eco-cultural business history of the Hudson River's concrete aggregate industry.

Outside the workplace, Michael serves on the East Fishkill Conservation Advisory Council. He regularly hikes and kayaks throughout the Hudson Highlands.

Michael Conrad

Michael Conrad