CIRCA Executive Committee

The Executive Steering Committee is composed of leadership from the Connecticut Department of Energy and Enivonmental Protection (CT DEEP) and the University of Connecticut (UConn). The Committee guides the selection and evaluation of projects and the effectiveness of outreach programs. Membership includes:

List of People
 NameTitleDepartmentEmail
James O'DonnellCIRCA Executive Director, Professor
Connecticut Institute for Resilience and Climate Adaptation | Department of Marine Sciences | Expertise: physical oceanography, numerical modeling, fluid dynamics, coastal ocean observations, surge and sea level rise
james.odonnell@uconn.edu
Anji SethAnji SethCIRCA Director of Applied Research, Associate Professor
Connecticut Institute for Resilience and Climate Adaptation | Department of Geography | Expertise: regional climate evolution in the larger setting of human initiated global warming
anji.seth@uconn.edu
Joseph MacDougaldCIRCA Director of Applied Research | Professor-in-Residence
School of Law | Expertise: environmental law and policy, land use regulations and policy
joseph.macdougald@uconn.edu
Emmanouil AnagnostouCIRCA Director of Applied Research, Professor
Connecticut Institute for Resilience and Climate Adaptation | Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering | Expertise: prediction of hydro-meteorological extremes, sustainable water resources, precipitation and floods, remote sensing
manos@engr.uconn.edu
Stephen SwallowStephen SwallowCIRCA Applied Research Director, Professor
Connecticut Institute for Resilience and Climate Adaptation | Department of Agriculture and Resource Economics | Expertise: natural resource and environmental economics, ecosystem services, land-use policy
stephen.swallow@uconn.edu
Brian ThompsonCIRCA Executive Steering Committee, Director CT DEEP, Office of Long Island Sound Programs
Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) Office of Long Island Sound Programs (OSLISP)
Robert KaliszewskiDirector of Administration, Bureau of Central Services
Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, Bureau of Central Services
Robert KleeRobert KleeCo-Chair Executive Steering Committee, Commissioner Department of Energy and Environmental Protection
Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection