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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.

Owen L Anderson

Owen L Anderson

Lecturer, School of Law
oanderson@law.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 1446

Expertise: Oil, gas/energy law

Victor L Arnold

Victor L Arnold

Professor Emeritus, Department of Management, Red McCombs School of Business
victor.arnold@mccombs.utexas.edu

Expertise: Management; nonprofit management; natural resources management

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>

Chris Brownson

Chris Brownson

Clinical Professor, Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education
cbrownson@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 475 6990

Expertise: Research interests include mental health public policy, college student mental health and suicide prevention, collaborative care models of behavioral health in primary care, and the intersection of mental health and academic success.

Ian J Duncan

Ian J Duncan

Research Scientist, Bureau of Economic Geology, Jackson School of Geosciences
ian.duncan@beg.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 5117

Expertise: Expertise in geomechanic and geochemistry applied to: risks associated with CO2 sequestration; hydraulic fracturing for shale gas production; environmental impact of hydraulic fracturing; and the water-energy nexus. Current research focuses on the scientific, environmental and public policy aspects of unconventional natural gas production, the water-energy nexus, and carbon capture and storage. He has a particular interest in risk analysis, decision making, and legal/regulatory issues related to fracing, CO2 sequestration, CO2-EOR, and energy production.

David J Eaton

David J Eaton

Professor, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
eaton@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 8959, +1 512 471 8972

Expertise: Eaton has written on rural water supply, international water resource conflicts, energy management, environmental problems of industries, management of emergency medical services, applications of mathematical programming to resource problems, insurance, and agriculture. His research focuses on sustainable development in international river basins, evaluation of energy and water conservation programs, and prevention of pollution. Eaton's current research concerns U.S.-Mexico environmental cooperation, new methods for evaluation of air pollution emissions, joint management by Palestinians and Israelis of shared groundwater, and water conservation in Texas; conservation, energy, pollution, water & wastewater

William L Fisher

William L Fisher

Professor and Leonidas T. Barrow Centennial Chair Emeritus in Mineral Resources, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Jackson School of Geosciences
wfisher@jsg.utexas.edu

Expertise: Basin analysis, sequence stratigraphy, depositional systems, petroleum geology, resource assessment, energy policy

Michael L Garrison

Michael L Garrison

Professor, School of Architecture
mgarrison@utexas.edu
+1 512 471 0185, +1 512 471 1922

Expertise: Advanced Design, environmental controls, solar design

Sean S Gulick

Sean S Gulick

Research Professor, Institute for Geophysics, Jackson School of Geosciences
sean@ig.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 0483

Expertise: – Marine and planetary geophysical imaging at nested resolutions and ground truth through drilling, coring, logging, and sampling.<br> – Tectonic processes, tectonic-climate interactions, and geohazards of convergent margins and transitional tectonic environments.<br> – Role of catastrophism in the geologic record including impact cratering, hurricanes, and tectonic events.<br> – Planetary habitability, impact generated ecosystems, biotic crises.

Dean  Hendrickson

Dean Hendrickson

Curator, Ichthyology, College of Natural Sciences
deanhend@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 9774

Expertise: Hendrickson focuses on the ecology and evolutionary history of fishes, primarily in the arid southwestern United States and northern Mexico.

Nathan M Jensen

Nathan M Jensen

Professor, Department of Government, College of Liberal Arts
natemjensen@austin.utexas.edu

Expertise: Relationship between multinational corporations and domestic governments; politics of natural resources; political economy of international institutions; diffusion of policy across borders; business corruption; civil war

Stephen E Laubach

Stephen E Laubach

Research Professor, Jackson School of Geosciences
steve.laubach@beg.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 1534, +1 512 471 6303

Expertise: Structural diagenesis, structural geology, fracture analysis, fluid inclusion and cathodoluminescence studies, rock mechanics, mechanical and fracture stratigraphy, hydrocarbon exploration and development in deep and/or structurally complex areas, tight gas sandstone, coalbed methane, shale gas; geothermal, geologic aspects of hydraulic fracturing, application of borehole-imaging geophysical logs to stress and fracture evaluation, structural evolution of North American Cordillera, fracture history of NW Scotland, regional fracture studies Argentina.

Linda R McCall

Linda R McCall

Public Information Geologist, Bureau of Economic Geology, Jackson School of Geosciences
linda.mccall@beg.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 0320

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.

Jeffrey G Paine

Jeffrey G Paine

Research Professor, Bureau of Economic Geology, Jackson School of Geosciences
jeff.paine@beg.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 1260, +1 512 471 1534

Expertise: Near-surface geophysics in hydrogeology and environmental and Quaternary geology; coastal geology; Quaternary geology and geomorphology; computer applications in the geological sciences

Victor  Saenz

Victor Saenz

Associate Dean for Student Success, Community Engagement, and Administration, College of Education
vsaenz@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 7519, +1 512 471 7551
Spanish Speaker

Expertise: Leads the Project MALES (Mentoring to Achieve Latino Educational Success Initiative focused on Latino males in education; seeks to advance research-informed policy solutions that enhance educational outcomes for students in secondary and post-secondary education.

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 M Sharp

John M Sharp

Dave P. Carlton Centennial Professor Emeritus in Geology, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Jackson School of Geosciences
jmsharp@jsg.utexas.edu

Expertise: Hyrdogeology; flow in fractured rocks; thermohaline free convection; fracture skin effects; regional flow in carbonate rocks; hydrology of arid and semi-arid zones; subsidence and coastal land loss; effects of urbanization; alluvial aquifers; hydrogeology of sedimentary basins;hydrological processes in ore deposit formation; and hydrogeophysics.

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.

Scott W Tinker

Scott W Tinker

Director, Bureau of Economic Geology, Jackson School of Geosciences
scott.tinker@beg.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 0209, +1 512 471 1534

Expertise: Global energy supply and demand, Technology Administration, Multidisciplinary reservoir characterization, Carbonate sedimentology, Sequence stratigraphy, 3-D reservoir modeling, Resource assessment.