Doug Kenney, Ph.D., Director of the Western Water Policy Program & Senior Research Associate, Getches-Wilkinson Center. As WWPP Director and CU Environmental Studies faculty member, he designs and implements a comprehensive research agenda examining a variety of western water issues, including law and policy reform, river basin and watershed-level planning, and the design of institutional arrangements.
Dr. Kenney is also affiliated with the CU/NOAA Western Water Assessment, exploring the link between climate change/variability and western US water management. He has served as a consultant to a variety of local, state, multi-state, and federal agencies (including several Interior Department agencies, EPA, the US Forest Service, and special commissions), as well as national governments and NGOs in Asia, Africa and Latin America. Additionally, he has made presentations in (at least) 20 states, 7 nations, and 4 continents. He has a B.A. in biology from the University of Colorado, a M.S. in Natural Resources Policy and Administration from the University of Michigan, and a Ph.D. in Renewable Natural Resource Studies from the University of Arizona.