People

Core Office, Research and Support Staff


Margret Boone

Program Manager
Oklahoma Climatological Survery
University of Oklahoma

Rachel Riley

Associate Program Manager
Oklahoma Climatological Survery
University of Oklahoma

Ada Shih

Webmaster
Oklahoma Climatological Survery
University of Oklahoma

Gary McManus

State Climatologist
Oklahoma Climatological Survery
University of Oklahoma

Kyle Brehe

Service Climatologist
Southern Regional Climate Center
Louisiana State University

Jared Bostic

Information Technology
Oklahoma Climatological Survery
University of Oklahoma

Luigi Romolo

Regional Climatologist
Southern Regional Climate Center
Louisiana State University

David Sathiaraj

Information Technology
Southern Regional Climate Center
Louisiana State University

Gina Fujan

Undergraduate Student Assistant
Oklahoma Climatological Survey
University of Oklahoma

Leah Kos

Climate Assessment Specialist
Oklahoma Climatological Survey
University of Oklahoma

Alan Black

Program Manager
Dept. of Geography and Anthropology
Louisiana State University

SCIPP Investigators (PI and Co)


Mark Shafer

Associate State Climatologist
Oklahoma Climatological Survery
University of Oklahoma

Barry Keim

Professor and Louisiana State Climatologist
Dept. of Geography and Anthropology
Louisiana State University

Renee Edwards

Professor and Chair
Dept. of Communication Studies
Louisiana State University

Yang Hong

Associate Professor and Associate Director
School of Civil Engineering and Environmental Sciences
Center for Natural Hazards and Disaster Research University of Oklahoma

Randy Peppler

Interim Director
Cooperative Institute for Mesoscale Meteorological Studies
University of Oklahoma

Kevin Robbins

Director and Associate Professor
Southern Regional Climate Center
Louisiana State University

Harold Brooks

Senior Scientist
NOAA National Severe Storms Laboratory
University of Oklahoma

Michael Hayes

Director and Professor
National Drought Mitigation Center
University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Renee McPherson

Director of Research and Professor
South-Central Climate Science Center
University of Oklahoma

Steven Quiring

Professor
Dept. of Geography
The Ohio State University

Graduate Students


Jonathan Denham

Ph.D. Student
Dept. of Communication Studies
Louisiana State University

Zhen Zhang

Ph.D. Student
School of Industrial & Systems Engineering
University of Oklahoma

Darrian Bertrand

M.S. Student
Dept. of Geography & Environmental Sustainability
University of Oklahoma

Logan Gerber-Chavez

M.S. Student
Dept. of Geography & Environmental Sustainability
University of Oklahoma

Rudy Bartels

Ph.D. Student
Dept. of Geography & Anthropology
Louisiana State University

Coryn Collins

M.S. Student
Dept. of Geography & Anthropology
Louisiana State University

Josh Gilliland

Ph.D. Student
Dept. of Geography & Anthropology
Louisiana State University

Derek Thompson

M.S. Student
Dept. of Geography & Anthropology
Louisiana State University

John Troutman

M.S. Student
Dept. of Geography & Anthropology
Louisiana State University

Stephen Kreller

M.S. Student
Dept. of Geography & Anthropology
Louisiana State University

SCIPP Alumni


Hal Needham

Ph.D. 2014
Dept. of Geography & Anthropology
Louisiana State University

Heather Campbell

M.S. 2010
School of Meteorology
University of Oklahoma

Carrie Pavlowsky

M.A. 2014
Dept. of Geography & Environmental Sustainability
University of Oklahoma

Rebekah Jones

M.S. 2014
Dept. of Geography & Anthropology
Louisiana State University

Robert Gottlieb

M.S. 2011
School of Meteorology
University of Oklahoma

Lu Liu

M.S. 2012
School of Civil Engineering and Environmental Science
University of Oklahoma

Michael Roberts

M.S. 2010
Dept. of Geography & Anthropology
Louisiana State University

Amanda Schroeder

M.S. 2010
School of Meteorology
University of Oklahoma

Wanyun Shao

Ph.D. 2012
Dept. of Geography & Anthropology
Louisiana State University

Anna Trevino

Ph.D. 2012
Dept. of Geography & Anthropology
Louisiana State University

Carly Kovacik

M.S. 2013
School of Meteorology
University of Oklahoma

Amanda Lewis (Billiot)

M.S. 2013
Dept. of Geography & Anthropology
Louisiana State University

Affiliates/Partners


Jeff Basara

Director of Research and Adjunct Associate Professor
Oklahoma Climatological Survery

Sean Crowell

Post-Doctoral Research Scientist
College of Atmospheric & Geographic Sciences
University of Oklahoma

Cody Knutson

Planning and Social Science Program Area Leader
National Drought Mitigation Center

Heather McCarthy

Assistant Professor
Dept. of Microbiology & Plant Behavior
University of Oklahoma

John Nielsen-Gammon

Professor and Texas State Climatologist
Dept. of Atmospheric Sciences
Texas A&M University

Kai Zhang

Assistant Professor
Division of Epidemiology, Human Genetics and Environmental Sciences
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Lynne M. Carter

Chief of Party
fhi360/Uganda

Travis Gliedt

Assistant Professor
Department of Geography and Environmental Sustainability
University of Oklahoma

Theodore B. Trafalis

Professor
School of Industrial and Systems Engineering
University of Oklahoma

Michael Richman

Edith Kinney Gaylord Presidential Professor
School of Meteorology
University of Oklahoma

Patrick Marsh

Techniques Development Meteorologist
NOAA Storm Prediction Center

Dawn Jourdan

Associate Professor and Director
Division of Regional and City Planning
University of Oklahoma

SCIPP Advisory Committee

Arkansas

Trevor Timberlake

Engineer Supervisor - Dam Safety & Floodplain Management
Arkansas Natural Resources Commission


Louisiana

David Schlotzhauer

CEM Hydrologist
NWS Lower Mississippi River Forecast Center


Oklahoma

Tim Lovell

Executive Director
Disaster Resilience Network


Tennessee

Thomas Wilbanks

ORNL Corporate Fellow
MultiScale Energy - Environmental Systems Group - Environmental Sciences Division
Oak Ridge National Laboratory


Texas

Jamie Olson

Sustainability Program Associate
Cynthia and George Mitchell Foundation

Bob Rose

Chief Meteorologist
Lower Colorado River Authority

Bill Kiene

Associate Science Coordinator
NOAA Flower Garden Banks Marine Sanctuary


National

Sascha Petersen

Co-Founder
Adaptation International

Gregg Garfin

Deputy Director for Science, Translation & Outreach
Institute of the Environment
University of Arizona

William Hooke

Senior Policy Fellow
American Meteorological Society Policy Program

Rebecca Jennings

Hurricane Program Specialist
Federal Emergency Management Agency, Region IV

Missy Stults

Science Research Fellow
University of Michigan

Victor Murphy

Regional Climate Services Program Manager
NOAA NWS Southern Region

David Brown

Director
USDA Southern Plains Climate Hub