University of Richmond Faculty Experts Discuss Climate Change

September 20, 2019

UNIVERSITY OF RICHMOND — Millions of young people gathered at organized #ClimateStrike protests around the world today. These protests come just ahead of the United Nations 2019 Climate Action Summit Monday. As you are writing stories about these and other climate change-related topics, consider University of Richmond faculty and staff as expert resources.

Featured experts include:

Joel Eisen on energy law
Eisen, professor of law, is an expert in energy law and policy and climate change. He has widely published a variety of pieces on electric utility regulation and renewable energy policy. He has been quoted in The New York Times, Bloomberg, and Law360.

Mary Finley-Brook on environmental justice
Finley-Brook, associate professor of geography and the environment professor, is an expert on natural resource management and climate change mitigation. She can speak to pipeline projects.

Stephanie Spera on climate change and fall foliage
Spera, a professor in the Department of Geography and the Environment, is studying how climate change may impact the fall foliage season at Acadia National Park in Maine. She accepting photos from parkgoers via a website to assist with her analysis.

Additional experts are highlighted on this expert guide related to climate change.


Contact Sunni Brown,, assistant director of media and public relations at the University of Richmond, to connect with these experts.