Project Participants



Melissa Haeffner



Contact Information:

Office Address:
Portland State University
Assistant Professor
Environmental Sciences and Management department and University Studies
Office Phone:
( 435 ) 797 - 5732



Melissa joins iUTAH as a post doc in RF2. Her interests are in combining the social and natural sciences to understand the interactions between climate change, human rights, and water. Melissa holds degrees from DePaul University (B.A./M.A. in Sociology), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) (M.S. in Urban Studies and Planning), and Colorado State University (PhD in Human and Environment Interactions). Resume


iUTAH Involvement:

iUTAH Team Memberships:
Communications, RFA2


Role in iUTAH:

Former iUTAH Postdoctoral Researcher - Utah State University Individual, organizational, and institutional drivers of water use and management behaviors



Professional Interests & Expertise:

Stakeholder Engagement


Environments & Scales:

Cities, Watersheds