People

Klaus Keller

Klaus Keller, CLIMA Director
Professor, Department of Geosciences
Professor, Graduate Program in Operations Research


Karen Fisher-Vanden

Karen Fisher-Vanden, CLIMA Associate Director
Professor, Department of Agricultural Economics, Sociology, and Education
Director, Institute for Sustainable Agricultural, Food, and Environmental Science (SAFES)
Co-Director, Program on Coupled Human and Earth Systems (PCHES)


Murali Haran

Murali Haran, CLIMA Associate Director
Professor and Head, Department of Statistics


Lisa Iulo

Lisa Iulo, CLIMA Associate Director
Associate Professor, Department of Architecture
Director, Hamer Center for Community Design


Robert Nicholas

Robert Nicholas, CLIMA Associate Director
Assistant Director & Associate Research Professor, Earth and Environmental Systems Institute
Graduate Faculty, Department of Meteorology and Atmospheric Science


Wei Peng

Wei Peng, CLIMA Associate Director
Assistant Professor, Departments of International Affairs and Civil and Environmental Engineering


Janet Swim

Janet Swim, CLIMA Associate Director
Professor, Department of Psychology


Nancy Tuana

Nancy Tuana, CLIMA Associate Director
Dupont/Class of 1949 Professor, Department of Philosophy


David Abler

David Abler
Professor, Department of Agricultural Economics, Sociology, and Education


Richard Alley

Richard Alley
Evan Pugh Professor, Department of Geosciences
Co-Director, Penn State Ice and Climate Exploration (PSICE)


Saurabh Bansal

Saurabh Bansal
Associate Professor, Department of Supply Chain and Information Systems


Seth Blumsack

Seth Blumsack
Professor, Department of Energy and Mineral Engineering


C. Daryl Cameron

C. Daryl Cameron
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology
Research Associate, Rock Ethics Institute


Guido Cervone

Guido Cervone
Associate Director, Institute for CyberScience (ICS) Associate Professor, Department of Geography


Jamison Colburn

Jamison Colburn
Professor, Penn State Law


Shannon Cruz

Shannon Cruz
Assistant Professor, Department of Communication Arts and Sciences


Kenneth Davis

Kenneth Davis
Professor, Department of Meteorology


Richard Duschl

Richard Duschl
Kenneth B. Waterbury Chaired Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction


Jenni Evans

Jenni Evans
Professor, Department of Meteorology
Interim Director, Institute for Cyberscience (ICS)


Darryl Farber

Darryl Farber
Assistant Professor, Department of Engineering Design, Technology, and Professional Programs


Chris Forest

Chris Forest
Professor of Climate Dynamics, Departments of Meteorology and Atmospheric Science & Geosciences


Lara Fowler

Lara Fowler
Senior Lecturer, Penn State Law
Research Fellow, Penn State Institutes of Energy and the Environment


Caitlin Grady

Caitlin Grady
Assistant Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Research Associate, Rock Ethics Institute


Helen Greatrex

Helen Greatrex
Assistant Professor, Department of Geography and Department of Statistics


Armen Kemanian

Armen Kemanian
Associate Professor, Department of Plant Science


Andrew Kleit

Andrew Kleit
Professor, Department of Energy and Mineral Engineering


Michael Mann

Michael Mann
Distinguished Professor, Department of Meteorology
Director, Earth System Science Center


Mark Roberts

Mark Roberts
Professor, Department of Economics
Research Associate, National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)


Erica Smithwick

Erica Smithwick
Professor, Department of Geography
Associate Director, Institutes of Energy and the Environment
Director, Ecology Institute and Center for Landscape Dynamics (CLD)


Mort Webster

Mort Webster
Associate Professor, Department of Energy and Mineral Engineering


Ming Xiao

Ming Xiao
Associate Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering


Jiro Yoshida

Jiro Yoshida
Associate Professor, Smeal College of Business


Katherine Zipp

Katherine Zipp
Assistant Professor, Department of Agricultural Economics, Sociology, and Education


Past Members

Jacob Hidrowoh

Jacob Hidrowoh
Research Assistant, Earth and Environmental Systems Institute


David Pollard

David Pollard
Research Professor Emeritus, Earth and Environmental Systems Institute


Patrick Reed

Patrick Reed
Professor, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Cornell University


Tess Russo

Tess Russo
Research Fellow, Global Development Technologies


James Shortle

James Shortle
Distinguished Professor Emeritus, Department of Agricultural Economics, Sociology, and Education


Petra Tschakert

Petra Tschakert
Professor, School of Earth and Environment, University of Western Australia


Thorsten Wagener

Thorsten Wagener
Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Bristol



Brent Yarnal

Brent Yarnal
Professor Emeritus, Department of Geography