LaSalle University, a J.D. in environmental law from Temple University, and the Conservation Leadership Institute Certificate from the Wharton School of Business.

HEIDI CULLEN is interim chief executive officer, research scientist, and lead correspondent for Climate Central, a nonprofit organization that analyzes and reports on climate science. The organization has produced programs broadcasted on PBS NewsHour and The Weather Channel (TWC). Previously, Cullen was the climate expert and correspondent for TWC and a scientist for the National Center for Atmospheric Research. She received the Climate and Global Change Fellowship from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and spent 2 years at Columbia University’s International Research Institute for Climate and Society, applying long-range climate forecasts to the water resources sector in Brazil and Paraguay. She won the 2008 National Conservation Achievement Award for science from the National Wildlife Federation and in 2010 published a book titled The Weather of the Future. She is also a member of the American Geophysical Union and the American Meteorological Society and is an associate editor for Weather, Climate, Society. She has a B.S. in engineering and operations research from Columbia University and a Ph.D. in climatology and ocean-atmosphere dynamics from the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory at Columbia.

DAVID HASSENZAHL is dean and professor of the School of Sustainability and the Environment at Chatham University. Previously he was a faculty member and department chair at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV). His professional career involves work in sustainability and risk analysis and has included experience in both the public and private sectors. His research, teaching, and outreach explore the roles of science and expertise in public and private decision making, focusing on how people conceive, describe, and respond to uncertainty. He is a founding member of the Association for Environmental Studies and Sciences and serves on the Council of the Society for Risk Analysis. He has been awarded the Outstanding Educator Award of the Society for Risk Analysis, the UNLV Foundation Distinguished Teaching Award, and the UNLV Outstanding Department Chair Award. He is a senior fellow for the National Council for Science and the Environment. He has a B.A. in environmental science and paleontology from the University of California, Berkeley, and a Ph.D. in science, technology, and environmental policy from Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School.

GREG HITZHUSEN is a lecturer in the School of Environment and Natural Resources at the Ohio State University. He is also the founding



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