The Global Water Initiative brings together researchers with an expertise in water from across the University of Virginia. Our focus in on research, education and policy advice/outreach. With this blog we wish to bridge the gap between the often technical language of scientific research and the water issues that affect us all. For more information, please visit our website.



Jay Shimshack
Associate Professor of Public Policy and Economics, Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy

Brian Richter
Adjunct Professor, President, Sustainable Waters, School of Architecture

Peter Debaere
Professor of Business Administration, Darden School of Business

Jane Haxby
Darden Language Editor

Support Staff

Melissa Collier
Tyla Gallegos