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David E Adelman

David E Adelman

Professor and Harry Reasoner Regents Chair in Law, School of Law
dadelman@law.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 0877

Expertise: David E. Adelman teaches and writes in the areas of environmental law, intellectual property law, and climate change policy. Professor Adelman’s research focuses on the many interfaces between law and science. His articles have addressed such topics as the implications of emerging genomic technologies for toxics regulation, the tensions between legal and scientific evidentiary standards in regulatory decision making, and development of effective policies for promoting innovation relevant to addressing climate change.

Lucy  Atkinson

Lucy Atkinson

Associate Professor, Stan Richards School of Advertising and Public Relations, Moody College of Communication
lucyatkinson@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 6665

Expertise: communication in the context of sustainability and the environment; focusing on the ways message components (like visual elements, argument frames, source factors) in environmental communication campaigns influence environmental attitudes; beliefs and behaviors; environmental communication; sustainability; advertising; immersive media (virtual reality and augmented reality); AI-generated messaging

Jay L Banner

Jay L Banner

Professor, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Jackson School of Geosciences
banner@jsg.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 5016, +1 512 471 6854

Expertise: Isotopic methods, sustainability, groundwater, oceans, ancient oceans, climate change, aquifers, caves, environmental science, geochemistry, paleoclimatology, urbanization, environmental justice, <a href="https://www.esi.utexas.edu/community-engagement/cressle/" target="_blank">community-engaged research</a>

Timothy  Beach

Timothy Beach

Professor, Department of Geography and the Environment, College of Liberal Arts
beacht@austin.utexas.edu

Expertise: Geoarchaeology, Soil Geomorphology, and Paleoenvironments of the Maya World and Mediterranean

Donald D Blankenship

Donald D Blankenship

Research Professor, Institute for Geophysics, Jackson School of Geosciences
blank@ig.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 0489, +1 512 471 6156

Expertise: Antarctic ice sheets, robotic space missions to Europa, airborne and ground-based geophysical techniques (including laser altimetry, radar sounding, seismic reflection and refraction), West Antarctic rift system, West Antarctic Ice Sheet, climate change, global warming, remote sensing, Thwaites glacier, East Antarctica, Europa Clipper

Carlos  Botero

Carlos Botero

Associate Professor, Department of Integrative Biology, College of Natural Sciences
carlos.botero@austin.utexas.edu

Expertise: Botero’s research is broadly interested in how organisms cope with and adapt to fluctuating environments. His lab’s work is currently focused on understanding the evolutionary causes and consequences of enhanced cognition as well as the variety of forces that drive the evolution of human culture. The lab is also involved in collaborative efforts to understand and predict organismal responses to climate change.

Joshua W Busby

Joshua W Busby

Professor, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
busbyj@utexas.edu
+1 512 471 8946

Expertise: Busby is the author of several studies on climate change, national security, and energy policy from the Council on Foreign Relations, the Brookings Institution, the German Marshall Fund, and the Center for a New American Security (CNAS). Busby is one of the lead researchers in the Strauss Center project on Climate Change and African Political Stability (CCAPS), a $7.6 million grant funded by the U.S. Department of Defense. He has also written on U.S.-China relations on climate change for CNAS and Resources for the Future.

M Bayani Cardenas

M Bayani Cardenas

Professor, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Jackson School of Geosciences
cardenas@jsg.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 6897

Expertise: Hydrology and Hydrogeology

Ginny Catania

Ginny Catania

Professor, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Jackson School of Geosciences
gcatania@ig.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 0403

Expertise: Ice sheet mass balance, ice dynamics, subglacial hydrology, ice sheet stratigraphy, radar, GPS methods, uncertainty in ice sheet response to climate, satellite observations, remote-sensing observations, outlet glaciers, Greenland, glaciology, Antarctica, sea level, ice-ocean interactions. <a href="https://utcryo.squarespace.com/">UT Cryosphere</a>.

Elizabeth J Catlos

Elizabeth J Catlos

Associate Professor, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Jackson School of Geosciences
ejcatlos@jsg.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 4762

Expertise: Please see https://catloslab.org/

Kerry H Cook

Kerry H Cook

Professor, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Jackson School of Geosciences
kc@jsg.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 7931

Expertise: Climate dynamics, atmospheric dynamics, global climate change, paleoclimate, climate and weather of Africa and South America, climate system modeling, climate change in Texas

Kenneth H Dunton

Kenneth H Dunton

Professor, Department of Marine Science, College of Natural Sciences
ken.dunton@utexas.edu
+1 361 749 6728, +1 361 749 6744

Expertise: marine science, Arctic, seagrass, climate change, global warming, food webs, marine ecology, ecosystem dynamics

Andrew J Esbaugh

Andrew J Esbaugh

Associate Professor, Department of Marine Science, College of Natural Sciences
a.esbaugh@austin.utexas.edu
+1 361 749 6835

Expertise: Marine science; effects of climate change, toxins and ocean acidification on fish; fish physiology; environmental physiology; respiratory gas exchange; acid-base and osmoregulatory balance; the evolution of physiological systems; aquatic toxicology;

Juliana  Felkner

Juliana Felkner

Assistant Professor, School of Architecture
juliana.felkner@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 0868

Expertise: Sustainable Design, Urban Design, Structural Design, Climate Change, Climate Scenarios, Carbon Management, Life-cycle Assessment (LCA), Energy Modeling

Susan D Hovorka

Susan D Hovorka

Research Professor, Bureau of Economic Geology, Jackson School of Geosciences
susan.hovorka@beg.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 4863

Expertise: Geologic carbon sequestration in deep sedimentary environments as part of carbon capture and storage. PI of the Gulf Coast Caron Center (www.gulfcoastcarbon.org) focused on research relevant to commercial development of geologic sequestration in regions where it is both needed and possible. Monitoring field projects. Petrography and sedimentology supporting hydrogeology in karst and contaminated systems. K-12 and public outreach and education.

Charles S Jackson

Charles S Jackson

Research Associate Professor, Institute for Geophysics, Jackson School of Geosciences
charles@ig.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 0401

Expertise: global warming, abrupt climate change, sea level rise, ocean mixing, Bayesian Inference, inverse modeling, simulation, climate projections, uncertainty quantification

Timothy H Keitt

Timothy H Keitt

Professor, Department of Integrative Biology, College of Natural Sciences
tkeitt@utexas.edu
+1 512 471 5004

Expertise: Keitt is an expert on the ecological impacts of a proposed border wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.

Benjamin D Leibowicz

Benjamin D Leibowicz

Associate Professor, Walker Department of Mechanical Engineering
bleibowicz@utexas.edu
+1 512 475 9550

Expertise: Integrated assessment modeling; technological change; energy and climate policy analysis; energy system modeling; energy economics; innovation

Beili  Liu

Beili Liu

Leslie Waggener Professor, College of Fine Arts
beili@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 6071

Expertise: Visual art, contemporary art, installation art, sculpture, Arctic art research, art and climate change, art and science collaboration, environmental art, art activism, interdisciplinary, multidisciplinary, fiber art, performance art, public art, feminist art, craft, indigenous craft, contemporary Asian-American art, contemporary Chinese-American art, Asian diaspora

Ashley M Matheny

Ashley M Matheny

Associate Professor, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Jackson School of Geosciences
ashley.matheny@jsg.utexas.edu
Spanish Speaker

Expertise: Ecohydrology, Bio- and Micro-meteorology, Vegetation Hydrodynamics, Watershed Hydrology, Land-Atmosphere Interactions, Biogeochemistry, Water and Carbon Cycles, and Modeling

Mikhail V Matz

Mikhail V Matz

Professor, Department of Integrative Biology, College of Natural Sciences
matz@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 992 8086

Expertise: climate change, ecology, epigenetics, evolution

Jennifer A Miller

Jennifer A Miller

Professor, College of Liberal Arts
jennifer.miller@austin.utexas.edu

Expertise: GIScience, integration of GIS and Remote Sensing, environmental/ecological modeling, spatial analysis, biogeography, climate change, species movement and interaction

Michael W Mosser

Michael W Mosser

Associate Professor of Instruction, Department of Government, College of Liberal Arts
mosserm@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 7280

Expertise: International relations; security studies; comparative foreign policy; Western Europe; European security; military art and science; military sociology

Sheila M Olmstead

Sheila M Olmstead

Professor, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
sheila.olmstead@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 2064

Expertise: Olmstead is an environmental economist whose current research projects examine the environmental externalities associated with shale gas development in the United States, regulatory avoidance under the U.S. Safe Drinking Water Act, the influence of federal fire suppression policy on land development in the American West, and free-riding in dam placement and water withdrawals in transboundary river basins. She has worked extensively on the economics of water resource management, focusing on water demand estimation, water conservation policy, and access to drinking water services among low-income communities. Climate and energy policy are additional topics of her research, especially with regard to the application of market-based environmental policy instruments.

Judson W Partin

Judson W Partin

Research Associate Professor, Institute for Geophysics, Jackson School of Geosciences
jpartin@ig.utexas.edu
+1 512 418 6676
Spanish Speaker

Expertise: Paleoclimate, Stable and Radiogenic Isotope Geochemistry, climate change

Geeta  Persad

Geeta Persad

Assistant Professor, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Jackson School of Geosciences
geeta.persad@jsg.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 5983

Expertise: Atmospheric Aerosols, Climate Change, Climate Modeling, Air Pollution, Global Hydrologic Cycle, Monsoon Systems, Western U.S. Climate Impacts, Climate Policy and Decision-Making

Varun  Rai

Varun Rai

Professor, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
rai@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 4697, +1 512 471 5057

Expertise: Dr. Rai's principal research interests are in technological change, innovation and diffusion; economics of climate change/integrated assessment models; and energy and development. His research combines energy systems modeling with the political economy of energy markets to understand how changes in energy technologies, market conditions, policies and regulation, and environment could impact energy generation. The emphasis of his research is on interdisciplinary and integrative research in engineering and policy to ensure that the insights from his policy research are rooted in the underlying technical realties.

Carlos E Ramos

Carlos E Ramos

Associate Professor, Department of Geography and the Environment, College of Liberal Arts
cramos@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 2067
Spanish Speaker

Expertise: Hydro-geomorphology; terrestrial sediment and carbon budgets; sediment routing; road erosion; infiltration and runoff routing modeling; land use and climate change effects on hydrologic/geomorphic processes and their consequences on water quality, sustainable development, stream habitat, and marine ecosystems; development of GIS-based sediment budget/hydrologic applications; mass wasting processes; spatial scale issues; natural hazards.

Bridget R Scanlon

Bridget R Scanlon

Research Professor, Bureau of Economic Geology, Jackson School of Geosciences
bridget.scanlon@beg.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 1534, +1 512 471 8241

Expertise: Evaluation of the impact of climate variability and land use change on groundwater recharge, application of numerical models for simulating variably saturated flow and transport, controls on nitrate contamination in aquifers

John R Schwartz

John R Schwartz

Professor of Practice, School of Journalism and Media, Moody College of Communication
john.schwartz@austin.utexas.edu

Expertise: Environmental journalism, science journalism, climate change

Timothy M Shanahan

Timothy M Shanahan

Associate Professor, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Jackson School of Geosciences
tshanahan@jsg.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 7051

Expertise: climate variability, climate change, paleoclimatology, geochemistry, stable isotopes, organic geochemistry, sedimentology, environmental science If you are interested in learning more, please visit <a href="https://www.jsg.utexas.edu/paleoclimatology-environmental-geochemistry-lab/" target="_blank">research website.</a>

Byron D Tapley

Byron D Tapley

Professor and Clare Cockrell Williams Centennial Chair in Engineering, Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, Cockrell School of Engineering
tapley@csr.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 5573

Expertise: Orbital Mechanics; Satellite Orbit Determination; Earth Satellite Applications

Melinda E Taylor

Melinda E Taylor

Executive Director, Kay Bailey Hutchison Center for Energy, Law, and Business
mtaylor@law.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 3641

Expertise: Melinda E. Taylor is a Senior Lecturer and Executive Director of the Center for Global Energy, International Arbitration and Environmental Law. Taylor joined the faculty of the Law School in January 2006. Prior to joining the faculty, she was the director of the Ecosystem Restoration Program of Environmental Defense where she managed a staff of attorneys, scientists and economists engaged in projects to protect endangered species and water resources across the United States. Taylor has also served as deputy general counsel of the National Audubon Society in Washington, D.C. and was an associate at Bracewell & Patterson in Washington.

Clark R Wilson

Clark R Wilson

Professor Emeritus, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Jackson School of Geosciences
crwilson@jsg.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 5008

Expertise: Geophysics, including gravity, space geodesy, and applied seismology

Kristopher  Wilson

Kristopher Wilson

Journalism Affiliate, School of Journalism and Media, Moody College of Communication
drkris5.kw@gmail.com

Expertise: Environmental Journalism, Climate Change, Global Warming, Weather, Broadcast News, Media Convergence

Kenneth W Wisian

Kenneth W Wisian

Program Director, Bureau of Economic Geology, Jackson School of Geosciences
kenneth.wisian@utexas.edu
+1 512 471 2003

Expertise: Geothermal Geophysics, SETI, Exoplanets, Space Exploration, Disaster Response, Recovery & Resiliency, Military Technology Applications, International Affairs, Innovation, Curriculum Development