Joel Scheraga

Senior Advisor for Climate Adaptation, Office of Policy in the Office of the Administrator, EPA

Current Responsibilities

Lead EPA's efforts to adapt to climate change to ensure the Agency continues to protect public health and the environment even as the climate changes. Build and strengthen the adaptive capacity of states, tribes, and local communities.

Areas of Expertise

  • Global climate change
  • Integration of science and policy
  • Environmental economics
  • Environmental issues that require communication and cooperation between multiple disciplines
  • Problems that affect multiple media and economic sectors
  • Personnel management and program development

Academic Background

  • B.A. degree in Geology and Mathematics from Brown University
  • M.A. in Economics from Brown University
  • PhD in Economics from Brown University
  • Federal Executive Institute, "Leadership for a Democratic Society"

Contact

To meet Joel Scheraga, please send an email with the subject line "ECN" to John Reeder (reeder@american.edu) and Candra Reeves (cr0910a@student.american.edu).