has over 300 publications. Dr. Rose’s work has examined new molecular methods for detecting waterborne pathogens and zoonotic agents and source-tracking techniques. She has been involved in the study of water supplies, water used for food production, coastal environments, and drinking-water treatment, wastewater treatment, reclaimed water, and water reuse. She has been instrumental in advancing quantitative microbial risk assessment. Dr. Rose was awarded the Athelie Richardson Irvine Clarke Prize from the National Water Research Institute for contributions to water science and technology in 2001 and the International Water Association (IWA) Women in Water award in 2008 and is currently a member of the Strategic Council of the IWA. She had served as chair of the US Environmental Protection Agency Science Advisory Board Drinking Water Committee. She is a member of the National Academy of Engineering and has served on several National Academies committees, most recently the Planning Committee for Water Challenges for Public Health Needs Domestically and Internationally: A Workshop, the Committee on Sustainable Underground Storage of Recoverable Water, and the Panel on Human Health and Security. Dr. Rose earned a PhD in microbiology from the University of Arizona.
James S. Shortle is Distinguished Professor of Agricultural and Environmental Economics and director of the Environment and Natural Resources Institute of Pennsylvania State University. His research focuses on markets and incentives for ecosystem services with a goal of advancing theory and practice. He is also interested in the use of integrated assessment for environmental decision-making to improve capacity to predict, manage, and adapt to environmental change. Dr. Shortle has served on the editorial boards of Environment and Development Economics and European Review of Agricultural Economics. He has served as a member and secretary of the National Technical Advisory Committee of the US Department of Energy National Initiative on Global Environmental Change, as a member of the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Science Advisory Board (SAB) Panel on the Second Generation Model, and as a member of the National Research Council Committee on Water Quality in the Pittsburgh Region, and he is currently a member of the EPA SAB Environmental Economics Advisory Committee. Dr. Shortle earned a PhD in economics from Iowa State University.
Joel A. Tickner is an associate professor in the Department of Community Health and Sustainability of the University of Massachusetts Lowell. He is interested in the development of innovative scientific methods and policies to implement a precautionary and preventive approach to decision-making under uncertainty while advancing assessment and adoption of safer substitutes to chemicals and products of concern. His teaching and research interests include regulatory science and policy, risk assessment, pollution prevention, cleaner production, and environmental health. Dr. Tickner has served on several advisory boards and as an expert reviewer, most recently for the California Green Chemistry Initiative, the US Environmental Protection Agency National Pollu-