Project Participants



Christopher Lant

Utah State University


Contact Information:

Utah State University
Environment and Society
Office Phone:
( 435 ) 797 - 4169



Dr. Christopher Lant joined Utah State University’s Quinney College of Natural Resources as Professor and Head of the Department of Environment and Society in 2014 after 26 years as a Geographer at Southern Illinois University including 12 years as Executive Director of the Universities Council on Water Resources. Dr. Lant’s work has focused on water resources, the water-food nexus, and environmental and agricultural conservation policies, publishing over 50 peer-reviewed journal articles.


iUTAH Involvement:

iUTAH Team Memberships:


iUTAH Interests:

Data and Modeling, RFA3



Professional Interests & Expertise:

Coupled Human-Natural Systems, Human Ecology, Landuse Change, Natural Resources Economics, Natural Resources Policy, Resource Management, Systems Modeling


Environments & Scales:

Agriculture, Populations