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Faculty Profile

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Name: Christine Kirchhoff
Title: Assistant Professor
Department: Civil & Environmental Engineering
E-Mail: ckirchhoff@engr.uconn.edu
Personal/Lab Website: http://kirchhofflg.weebly.com/
Program/Department Website: http://www.engr.uconn.edu/cee/people/facultymembers/19-people/faculty/81-christine.html
Office Telephone: (860) 486-2771

Keywords | Categories: adaptation to climate change, adaptive capacity, boundary organizations, Civil and Environmental Engineering, collaborative science and application, decision support, resilience, science-policy interactions, sustainability, water resources management and policy

Professional Summary

Dr. Kirchhoff’s research on water, climate and society encompasses the following areas: (1) understanding and improving water policy, management and governance under uncertainty and change; (2) understanding and improving the ways in which we collaborative produce more usable science and the application of that science, particularly of climate science, to inform decision making; (3) determining the factors that enhance sustainability, adaptive capacity and resilience in the governance and management of water resources.