People

Water in the West includes faculty, staff and students from the natural, physical and social sciences, law, business and humanities who engage in interdisciplinary research and teaching about freshwater.

Program Staff

Barton "Buzz" Thompson

Faculty Director, Water in the West, Senior Fellow and Founding Perry L. McCarty Director, Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment; Robert E. Paradise Professor in Natural Resources Law

Newsha Ajami

Director of Urban Water Policy, Water in the West; Senior Research Associate, Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

Michelle Horton

Communications Manager

Researchers

Benjamin Bryant

Research Collaborator

Sibyl Diver

Research Scientist

Julio Herrera Estrada

Research Collaborator

Rebecca Nelson

Research Collaborator, Comparative Groundwater Law and Policy Program

Debra Perrone

Research Collaborator, Western Water Dashboard Project

Zachary Sugg

Research Collaborator

Leon Szeptycki

Research Collaborator

Tara Moran

Research Collaborator

Faculty

Bruce Cain

Professor in Humanities and Sciences and Director of the Bill Lane Center for the American West

Craig Criddle

Professor, Environmental Engineering and Science, Senior Fellow, Woods Institute for the Environment

Noah Diffenbaugh

Kimmelman Family Senior Fellow- Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment; Kara J Foundation Professor of Earth System Sciences

Scott Fendorf

Terry Huffington Family Professor in Earth System Sciences; Senior Fellow by Courtesy, Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

Sarah Fletcher

Assistant Professor, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Lee and Kitty Price Center Fellow at the Stanford Woods Institute

David Freyberg

Senior Fellow, By Courtesy - Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment; Associate Professor - Civil and Environmental Engineering

David Kennedy

Senior Fellow, Emeritus - Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment; Donald J. McLachlan Professor of History, Emeritus

Peter Kitanidis

Affiliate - Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment; Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Rosemary Knight

Affiliate - Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment; The George L. Harrington Professor in the School of Earth Science

Richard Luthy

Senior Fellow - Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment; Silas H. Palmer Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Janet Martinez

Senior Lecturer, Stanford Law School; Director, Gould Negotiation and Mediation Program; Director, Gould Alternative Dispute Resolution Research Initiative

Barton "Buzz" Thompson

Faculty Director, Water in the West, Senior Fellow and Founding Perry L. McCarty Director, Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment; Robert E. Paradise Professor in Natural Resources Law

Frank Wolak

Affiliate - Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment; Holbrook Working Professor in Commodity Price Studies

Postdoctoral Scholars

Courtney Hammond Wagner

Postdoctoral Scholar

Xiaogang He

Postdoctoral Fellow

Philip Womble

Postdoctoral Scholar

Visiting Scholar

Felicia Marcus

William C. Landreth Visiting Fellow

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