SPOTLIGHT: Science, Environment and more
Colin Polsky, FAU, Professor of Geosciences, Founding Director of the Florida Atlantic University School of Environmental, Coastal, and Ocean Sustainability (ECOS)
Dr. Polsky is Professor of Geosciences, and Founding Director of the Florida Atlantic University School of Environmental, Coastal, and Ocean Sustainability (ECOS). The mission of this multidisciplinary and multi-unit School is to elevate environmental research, teaching, and community engagement across the university. Dr. Polsky is a climate social scientist examining how people create, perceive, and respond to climate challenges. His training is in mathematics, humanities, French, geography, and science & international affairs (from U. Texas, Penn State, and Harvard). As ECOS Director, Dr. Polsky also leads program-building, fundraising, staffing, and communicating efforts to benefit students, faculty, and the broader community.