Christopher A. Scott

Adjunct Professor

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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.


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


  • PhD 1998, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
  • MS 1991, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
  • BS & BA 1985, Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA