As Integrated Assessment (IA) Center Director of the Graham Institute, John is responsible for designing, implementing, and overseeing the day-to-day operations of translational knowledge efforts which actively involve subject matter experts, decision-makers, and key stakeholders in outlining viable pathways toward sustainability solutions. John works in collaboration with the IA faculty research teams and participates on IA projects, conducting research as appropriate. In addition to his work with the IA Center, John is an instructor for UC 327: Sustainability Scholars Interdisciplinary Thinking - the junior level course for the Graham Sustainability Scholars program - and serves as the co-principal investigator for the Sustainability Cultural Indicators Program – a six-year longitudinal study in collaboration with U-M Institute for Social Research that assesses sustainability knowledge, behaviors, and attitudes across U-M students, faculty, and staff over time to inform educational programs and campus operations.
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Graham Sustainability Institute
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Ph.D. School of Natural Resources and Environment, Resource Policy and Behavior, University of Michigan, 2000
B.S. Agricultural Engineering Technology, Michigan State University, 1984