Joel Larson, University of Minnesota

Joel Larson is the Associate Director of the University of Minnesota’s Water Resource Center. Prior to joining the University of Minnesota’s Water Resources Center, Joel served as the Acting Director of USDA’s Southeast Regional Climate Hub, an analyst in the USDA Climate Change Program Office, and a social scientist with the Bureau of Land Management.

Joel has a B.A. in geography from Macalester College and a Master of Public Policy with an emphasis in natural resource policy and management from the University of Minnesota’s Humphrey School. Most importantly, Joel is supported by his wife (Amelia), two sons (Soren and a second due in March), and their German Shepherd mix (Alice).

Associate Director
University of Minnesota Water Resource Center
173 McNeal Hall
1985 Buford Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108