Jordan R. Winkler
Ph.D. candidate, Boston Univeristy.
Climate change impact, adaptation, and vulnerability; Statistical analysis of climate information; Communication of climate information
Jordan Winkler is a PhD student in Boston University’s Department of Geography and Environment and a Graduate Fellow at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future.
Jordan’s research focuses on quantifying the economic impact of climate change through changes in ecosystem services. He aims to assist decision makers at all levels in minimizing vulnerability to climate change by translating quantitative modeling results into policy solutions. He has worked as a consultant for the Stockholm Environment Institute and the Global Development and Environment Institute to assess priorities for adaptation funding in the Middle East and Northern Africa, as well as addressing the potential impacts of international climate policy on oil exporting nations. His past research focused on the use and improvement of seasonal climate forecasting in Africa.