Profiles in "Sustainability and Water Policy" Expertise Area

  • Hirt is a historian specializing in the American West, environmental history, environmental policy, and sustainability studies.
  • Elser investigates the theory of biological stoichiometry — the study of the balance of energy and multiple chemical elements in living systems.
  • Ajay Vinze's areas of interest range from strategic applications/implications of information and communication, with focus on Latin America, East Europe/Balkans and South/Southeast Asia, to sustainability and public health.
  • Garcia investigates factors influencing the sustainability and resilience of urban water supply systems by advancing the theory of coupled systems and translating theory into actionable models to support infrastructure.
  • Olcay Ünver is a global leader in public policy, governance, and management of water resources; water and food security; and international development.
  • A social scientist with a background in economics and law whose interests and expertise lie in the field of sustainable development, and policy-community relations with a study area lying in the Arctic Region.