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Michael Brody

Adjunct Professor
Department of Environmental Science

  • Michael Brody is an environmental scientist who had a long career in the Federal Government before coming to American University as an Adjunct Professor. He started his career in wetlands research and modeling with the US Fish and Wildlife Service. He then had 20+ years of progressive scientific leadership with the US Environmental Protection Agency. He carried out numerous projects in environmental policy & risk assessment, climate change, technology outlooks & impacts, strategic planning and international environmental capacity building. He is also is a Visiting Professor in the Faculty of Public Health at the Kazakh National Medical University in Almaty, Kazakhstan. He also has environmental science with a focus on English communication skills to young Russian researchers through programs of the Civilian Research and Development Foundation. His international scientific experience with the EPA took him to 17 countries, with a focus on the former Soviet Union, especially Russia and Ukraine, & Africa. He partnered with the World Bank, USAID, State Department, OECD, UNEP, NACEC, and governments in Africa and Eastern Europe and Indonesia. Before coming to AU he was the EPA lead for the Technology Market Summit, a cooperative effort of the EPA and American University to better mobilize private capital in support of the environment. He has consulted with the Environmental Defense Fund, and is also currently with Stratus Environmental Consulting.
  • Degrees

    PhD Zoology from the University of Texas at Austin
    BS Zoology from the University of Michigan
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Teaching

  • Spring 2014

    • ENVS-596 Selected Topics:Non-Recurring: Climate, Economics, and Risk
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  • Summer 2014

    • ENVS-596 Selected Topics:Non-Recurring: Climate, Economics, and Risk
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  • Fall 2014