Dr. Paul Kirshen is a Climate Education Initiative (CEI) Faculty Fellow at UNHSI. In this role, he provides leadership to engage the University community in efforts to pursue a sustainable energy future through emissions reduction policies, practices, research, and education. Specifically, he:
- Serves on the core leadership team and provides research expertise to Climate Solutions New England (CSNE).
- Participates in updates to WildCAP, UNH’s climate action plan, as part of UNH’s obligations under the American College and University Presidents’ Climate Commitment (ACUPCC).
A Research Professor in the UNH Department of Civil Engineering and the Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans and Space, Dr. Kirshen's research interests include water resources engineering and management, climate change vulnerability assessment, and adaptation planning.