On October 8th, Penn State hosted Christopher Scott for seminar titled: “Sustaining Groundwater Irrigation in Breadbasket Regions: A Water-Energy-Food Nexus Diagnostic Assessment”
Prof. Scott serves as Director of the Udall Center for Studies in Public Policy, Professor of Geography and Development, and Director of the Consortium for Arizona-Mexico Arid Environments – all at the University of Arizona. He is founding co-director of the AQUASEC Center of Excellence for Water Security. He was a 2018-19 Leshner Fellow of the American Association for Advancement of Science, focusing on water-energy-food security. He earned PhD and MS degrees at Cornell University and BS and BA degrees at Swarthmore College. His research and engagement are concentrated in the Southwest US, Mexico, and India, as well as Chile, Argentina, Brazil, Peru, and Nepal. He speaks Spanish and Hindi, as well as conversational Portuguese and Nepali.