Scott Stephenson was a NCRL Ph.D. student and NSF Graduate Research Fellow in the UCLA Department of Geography. His research utilizes geospatial modeling and analysis to investigate linked human and natural systems. For his Ph.D. he modeled future Arctic shipping scenarios due to climate change, global trade and geopolitics. He has served as an observer delegate for the American Association of Geographers at the UNFCCC COP, and an Associate Editor of the journal Polar Geography and on the editorial board of FOCUS on Geography. After graduating in 2014 he was Assistant Professor of Geography at the University of Connecticut from 2014-2019. For personal reasons, he decided to return to Los Angeles where he is now a Physical Scientist at the RAND Corporation.
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