John Katzenberger

Aspen Global Change Institute (AGCI)
Co-Founder, Senior Fellow
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John Katzenberger is Co­-Founder (1989), former Executive Director, and President emeritus of the Aspen Global Change Institute. He currently serves as a Senior Fellow with the Institute. His primary interests are in interdisciplinary research in the broad fields of Earth system science and global environmental change and their application in society, particularly energy systems and educational outreach. John has served as the principal investigator for numerous research and educational grants. Federal agency sponsors of his work include NASA, NOAA, NSF, USDA, EPA, and DOE. In 2014 he was elected as an American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellow “for distinguished contributions to interdisciplinary research on global environmental change and for support of researchers, educators and practitioners working to make this knowledge societally relevant.”


BS, Education-Biology, Northeastern University

Joined AGCI