Koontz, Associate Professor in SENR and SRI Affiliate Spends Spring Quarter in Germany

Feb. 23, 2011

Tom Koontz, Associate Professor in the School of Environment and Natural Resources and a member of the SRI Executive Council, will be spending spring quarter in Luneburg, Germany.  Tom will be serving as visiting scholar at Leuphana University's research group on governance, participation, and sustainable development.  Tom, who studies collaborative watershed management and water policy, will be collaborating with Prof. Jens Newig on research related to citizen participation in environmental governance.  He will also be interviewing stakeholders involved in community-based watershed planning in Lower Saxony, a German state similar to Ohio in terms of land use and water issues.