Daniel P. Schrag

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B.S. 1988, Yale University (Geology & Geophysics and Political Science)
Ph.D. 1993, University of California at Berkeley (Geology)
Sturgis Hooper Professor of Geology, Harvard University             2009-
Professor of Environmental Science and Engineering,                  2007-
   Harvard University
Professor, Dept. of Earth and Planetary Sciences,                        2000-
   Harvard University
Associate Professor, Dept. of Earth and Planetary Sciences,       1997-2000
   Harvard University                                                             
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Geosciences, Princeton University  1994-1997
Visiting Researcher, Indiana University                                          1993
Geologist, Newmont Mining                                                            1988
Fellow, American Associate for the Advancement of Science (2012); James B. Macelwane Medal, American Geophysical Union (2001); MacArthur Fellow (2000); Technology Review TR100 – 100 young innovators for the next century (1999); Ocean Drilling Program Fellowship (Berkeley) (1992); Samuel Lewis Penfield Prize in Mineralogy (Yale) (1988); Katherine K. Walker Prize in Political Science (Yale) (1988); Frank M. Patterson Prize in Political Science (Yale) (1987); Westinghouse Science Talent Search Finalist (1984)
Professional Appointments:
Director, Science, Technology and Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School (2015- )
Area Dean for Environmental Science and Engineering (2014- )
President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) (2009-2017)
Director, Harvard University Center for the Environment (2004- )
Chair, Environmental Advisory Board, JPB Foundation (2011- )
Board of Reviewing Editors, Science (2002-2005)
External Faculty, Santa Fe Institute (2002-); Science Steering Committee (2015-)
Senior Fellow, Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (1995- 2014)
American Geophysical Union; Geochemical Society; American Meteorological Society; American Academy for the Advancement of Science
Research Interests:
Application of geochemistry to problems concerning the geologic record of climate change, history of the oceans and atmosphere, and interactions between the environment and life on Earth and other planets, and energy technology and policy.