Director for Science & Impacts
Pew Center on Global Climate Change
Jay Gulledge is the Senior Scientist and Director for Science and Impacts at the Pew Center on Global Climate Change. He is also an adjunct associate professor at the University of Wyoming, and a Certified Senior Ecologist. His policy work informs environmental and national security policymakers, business leaders, the public, and the press about the science of global climate change, as well as approaches to managing the risks of climate change. For the past 20 years, his academic research has focused on biological mechanisms of greenhouse gas exchange between ecosystems and the atmosphere. Previously, Dr. Gulledge was on the faculties of Tulane University and the University of Louisville, where he developed courses in ecology and global environmental change. He was a Life Sciences Research Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow at Harvard University. He earned a PhD in biological sciences from the University of Alaska Fairbanks.