(BLOOMINGTON) – Indiana University O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs professor John D. Graham has been named chair of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Science Advisory Board.
The EPA’s Science Advisory Board was established in 1978 by the Environmental Research, Development and Demonstration Authorization Act to provide independent advice to the EPA administrator on a range of scientific and technical matters underlying its policy and regulatory decisions. The board is composed of experts in science, engineering and economics.
Graham, who served as dean of the O’Neill School from 2008 to 2019, is a widely cited scholar in the field of risk analysis. He will serve a three-year term for the board.