Rob Campbell graduated from the University of North Carolina Asheville with a B.S. in Environmental Studies (Concentration in Environmental Management and Policy) and a minor in Political Science. Throughout his academic career, he focused on environmental policy, environmental ethics, and sustainability.

Prior to joining EQ Research, Rob worked for the U.S. Forest Service – specializing in visitor use management, public affairs, and the protection of ecologically sensitive areas. Major projects included the creation of two websites to promote responsible visitor use at highly visited USFS sites, leading communications efforts for the Max Patch and Roan Highlands Visitor Use Management committees, and the facilitation of public events.


  • B.S., Environmental Studies, University of North Carolina Asheville, summa cum laude