The University of Arizona

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Christopher A. Scott

Adjunct Professor
PhD 1998, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
MS 1991, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
BS & BA 1985, Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA
Office Location: 
Udall Center for Studies in Public Policy
Mailing Address: 
803 E. 1st St.,
Tucson, AZ 85719
Program: 
Arid Lands
Research: 
My research focuses on resilience of coupled natural-human systems, adaptation to climate change, water security, & the water-energy-food security nexus. Principal areas of interest include river basins, irrigation, groundwater, reuse, & hydropower.
Teaching: 
I teach Spring semester only; rotating among: Adaptation & Resilience in Water Resource Systems GEOG 696O, Arid Lands Current Research ARL 595A, Water Management & Policy (Water-Energy-Food Nexus) GEOG 596J, Water Environment & Society GEOG 304
Research Topics: 
Climate Adaptation and Sustainability
Watershed Management