Jessica Vapnek

Lecturer, Global Programs Advisor, and Director of the M.S.L. Program · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: vapnekjessica@uchastings.edu

Agriculture and Natural Resource Law Legislative Drafting Rule of Law

Thomas Missimer, Ph.D., P.G.

Expert in hydrogeology and water quality · Florida Gulf Coast University

Thomas Missimer conducts research into groundwater, sedimentary geology, water resources management, and geochemistry.

Injection Wells Geology Desalination Groundwater Contamination Groundwater Hydrology

Jacqualine Grant

Associate Professor of Biology / Museum Curator · Southern Utah University

Conservation biologist whose work focuses on green infrastructure and organismal biology.

Genetics Wildlife Conservation Wildfire Restoration Wildfire Water Conservation

Greg Characklis, Ph.D.

Professor, Environmental Sciences & Engineering, Gillings School of Global Public Health · UNC at Chapel Hill

Dr. Characklis is a professor in the Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering at the UNC Chapel Hill.

Environmental Sciences Water Sustainability Water Quality Microbial Biology University Teaching

Jason von Meding

Associate Professor · University of Florida

Jason von Meding is an expert in how disaster affects people.

Disaster and Public Health Preparedness Natural Disaster Assessment Disaster Risk Reduction Disaster Management Sustainability

Randall Curren

Professor of Philosophy · University of Rochester

Randall Curren is an ethicist who works across the boundaries of moral, political, legal, environmental, and educational philosophy.

Ethics of Sustainability Moral Psychology Ancient Greek Philosophy patriotic education

Bridget Wadzuk, PhD

Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering, the Edward A. Daylor Chair in Civil Engineering| College of Engineering · Villanova University

Bridget Wadzuk, PhD, is an expert in water resources engineering, environmental fluid dynamics, and stormwater wetlands

Stormwater Management Water Resources Research Environmental Fluid Dynamics

Asli Aslan

Assistant Professor · Georgia Southern University

Dr. Asli Aslan specializes in Environmental Health Sciences

Watershed Management Wastewater Treatment Global Environmental Health Environmental Molecular Microbiology Environmental Health Sciences

Ryan Jakubowski, M.S., P.G.

Senior Hydrogeologist & Geochemist · Global Water Experts

Mr. Jakubowski has over 10 years of experience as a hydrogeologist/geochemist working primarily for mining and industrial clients

Acid Rock Drainage Metal Leaching Integrated Water Management Sustainable Resource Management

Travis S. LaBlanc, P.E.

Senior Hydrology/Hydraulics Engineer · Global Water Experts

Hydraulic Structures Design and Construction

Stormwater Containment/Diversion Channel Design & Construction Spillway Drop Structure Design & Construction Discharge Piping Design & Construction Utility Relocation/Corridor Design & Construction Mine Waste/Industrial Structures Remediation Design & Construction

Noah Valenstein, J.D.

Expert in water policy and politics · Florida Gulf Coast University

Noah Valenstein is the former chief resiliency officer and head of the Department of Environmental Protection for the State of Florida.

Environmental Policy and Politics Water Policy Environmental Policy Everglades Agricultural Policy

David Evans

Principal Hydrogeologist and GWX Managing Director · MWH Global

Hydrogeologist based in Lima, Peru with over 25 years of groundwater and business management experience (17 years in Peru and 8 in Canada)

Hydrogeology Karst Hydrogeology Mining Hydrogeology Mining and Water Geology

Barry H. Rosen, Ph.D.

Expert in cyanobacteria, harmful algal blooms and blue-green algae · Florida Gulf Coast University

Barry Rosen studies the nature of freshwater harmful algal blooms and their dynamics.

blue-green algae Cyanobacterial genetics Diatoms Limnology Fish kills

Darren Rumbold, Ph.D.

Expert in landscape-scale ecology · Florida Gulf Coast University

Darren Rumbold is an expert in environmental toxicology and mercury in estuarine and coastal systems.

Marine Ecology Ecological Risk Assessment Mercury Biogeochemistry and Biomagnification Environmental Toxicology Water Quality

William Gonwa, Ph.D.

Professor, Program Director for Civil Engineering · Milwaukee School of Engineering

Dr. William Gonwa focuses on the water resources area of civil engineering including collection systems and stormwater management.

Civil Engineering Water Resources Engineering Wastewater Collection Stormwater Management Flood Control

Sarah Wolfe

Professor in the School of Environment, Resources and Sustainability · University of Waterloo

Assistant Professor

Geography Water Decision Making and Governance Water Research Environmental and Social Psychology Sociology