Master of International Affairs, Columbia University, 2003
Master of Philosophy in Development Studies, University of Cambridge, 1997
Bachelor of Sciences in Earth Systems, Stanford University, 1995
- Collaborative approaches to water governance and environmental management
- Collaborative networks and learning
- Policy frameworks for climate change adaptation
- Using scientific knowledge in planning and decision-making
- Regional water planning in California
- Flood management in California’s Central Valley
- Managing climate risks for sustainable development in South and Southeast Asia
Preparing for New Risks: Addressing Climate Change in California's Urban Water Management Plans. Prepared for the California Department of Water Resources. University of California Berkeley, June 2013.
Climate Change and Integrated Regional Water Management in California: A preliminary assessment of regional approaches. Prepared for the California Department of Water Resources. University of California Berkeley, June 2012.
Southwest Climate Change Initiative: Ecological Impacts Analysis Case Study. In Climate Change Handbook for Regional Water Planning, Environmental Protection Agency Region 9 and California Department of Water Resources, December 2011.
Someshwar, S., R. Boer, and E. Conrad. World Resources Report Case Study: Managing Peatland Fire Risk in Central Kalimantan, Indonesia. World Resources Report, 2011.
Brown, C., K.M. Baroang, E. Conrad, B. Lyon, D. Watkins, F. Fiondella, Y. Kaheil, A. Robertson, J. Rodriguez, M. Sheremata, and M. N. Ward, 2010. Managing Climate Risk in Water Supply Systems. International Research Institute for Climate and Society Technical Report 10-15.
“Climate Change and Infrastructure in the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Basin: New Risks to Building Blocks of Resilience.” Background paper for “Fighting for Survival: The Vulnerability of America’s Gulf Coast and the Caribbean Basin.” Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana, Aug. 25-26, 2010.
D. Elazegui, M. Rabang, A. Rola, E. Conrad, and S. Someshwar. Managing Climate Risks: Case Study of Angat Reservoir, Philippines. Institute for Strategic Planning and Policy Studies, University of the Philippines Los Baños, Laguna, Philippines, 2010.
“Living with an Uncertain Monsoon.” ClimateWatch Magazine, October 29, 2009. http://www.climatewatch.noaa.gov/
S. Someshwar, E. Conrad, and M. Bhatt. “From Reactive to Proactive Management of Urban Climate Risks in Asia: Institutional Challenges, Scientific Opportunities.” World Bank Fifth Urban Research Symposium, Marseille, June 2009.
C. Brown, E. Conrad, A. Sankarsubramanian, S. Someshwar, and D. Elazegui. “The Use of Seasonal Climate Forecasts within a Shared Reservoir System: the Case of Angat Reservoir, Philippines.” In Ludwig, F. et al. (eds), Climate Change Adaptation in the Water Sector. London: Earthscan, 2009.
E. Conrad, F. Fiondella, and C. Walkuski (co-writers). “Reducing Indonesia’s Peatland Fires.” 8-minute narrated audio slide show. International Research Institute for Climate and Society, Columbia University, January 2009. http://www.columbia.edu/cu/news/global/09/02/fires.html
“Institutionalizing Climate Risk Management for Development.” Paper presented at conference, “The Changing Role of Applied Social Science in Agriculture and Community Development.” College of Public Affairs, University of the Philippines Los Baños, January 2008.
Community Action to Address Climate Change: Case Studies Linking Sustainable Energy Use with Improved Livelihoods. GEF Small Grants Programme, United Nations Development Programme, November 2003. http://sgp.undp.org/download/SGPCaseStudiesBook.complete.pdf
Honors and Awards
Switzer Fellow, 2012. http://switzernetwork.org/users/econrad2012
Science to Achieve Results Fellowship, Environmental Protection Agency. 2001-2003.
Fulbright Scholarship, United Kingdom. 1996-1997.