Portrait of Kristen Averyt
Jan. 30, 2023

UNLV research professor Kristen Averyt has been named the director for drought and western resilience for the White House Council on Environmental Quality. With a long track record in diverse climate-related fields, including western water resources, the energy-water nexus, and climate resilience and adaptation, Averyt is poised to drive transformative actions and policies in the U.S.