Eric Tate

Environmental Humanities; Environmental Policy and Ethics; Urban Systems and Resilience; Water and Biogeochemistry
Professor of Public Affairs in the School of Public and International Affairs

Eric Tate is a professor of public affairs in the School of Public and International Affairs. His research areas include flood hazards, social inequity, and water resources, using spatial indicators to explore interactions among society and environment that generate disasters. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Anthropocene Alliance; on the Resilient America Roundtable of the National Academies of Sciences and Engineering, & Medicine; as co-chair of the National Academies study committee on spatial screening tools for environmental justice; and as co-author of the Adaptation chapter of the Fifth National Climate Assessment. He is also an HMEI associated faulty member where he is affiliated with the Climate Futures Initiative for Science, Values and Policy, and the Grand Challenges Program.