|Water Wisdom: Faculty|
Margaret Bentley, PhD, Associate Dean for Global Health
Dr. Bentley is the lead Principal Investigator of this project. She holds a PhD in medical anthropology, and has technical expertise in diarrheal diseases and hygiene behavior research. She has substantial experience in leading interdisciplinary research teams. In her role as Associate Director of the Institute of Global Health and Infectious Diseases and as PI of the Framework Program in Global Health grant at UNC, she has established connections and relationships across the UNC campus that provide models for this program. She will provide administrative leadership to the post-doctoral researchers in the program.
James Bartram, PhD, Director, Water Institute and Faculty, Department of Environmental Sciences & Engineering
Dr. Bartram is a Principal Investigator on this project. He has technical expertise in water and sanitation and its intersection with policy making, having worked with the World Health Organization for the last 15 years. He will provide the research oversight for the postdoc and faculty mentor team, as well as directly mentor the WatSan postdoctoral researchers. His research interests include looking at technologies for urban sanitation renewal; management systems for drinking-water safety and rural drinking-water supply; emerging issues (including climate change) and their impacts on system sustainability; health system impacts on water and sanitation; and sector capacity issues such as the costs and impacts of interventions and effective regulation and financing.
Dr. Andrews is professor of environmental policy and chair of the Department of Public Policy. Dr. Andrews' research and teaching are on environmental policy in the United States and worldwide, including research grants on environmental policy innovations in the United States, the Czech Republic, and Thailand. His current work is principally on state policy innovations for addressing energy efficiency, renewable energy, and global climate change.
Ben Meier, PhD, JD, Assistant Professor
Dr. Meier's research examines global policy from a human "right to health" perspective. His research explores international health law, human rights theory and global public health.
Benson Rosen, PhD, Organizational Behavior
Dr. Rosen teaches organizational behavior, human resource management and leadership courses. His research investigates issues of empowerment, virtual teams, career management, including managing expatriates' careers, and the legal environment for business.
Stan Ahalt, PhD, Director
Dr. Ahalt's research expertise involves neural networks, high performance computing, signal/image/video processing and object identification. As a member of the Ohio State faculty, Dr. Ahalt co-founded the Information Processing Systems Laboratory
|Last updated April 17, 2013|