Michael Greenberg studies environmental health and risk analysis. He is professor and associate dean of the faculty of the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, Rutgers University. He has written 30 books and more than 300 articles. His two most recent books are The Environmental Impact Statement After Two Generations: Managing Environmental Power, New York: Routledge (2011), and Nuclear Waste Management, Nuclear Power and Energy Choices: Public Preferences, Perceptions, and Trust, London: Springer (2012). Currently, professor Greenberg is writing Protecting Seniors Against Environmental Disasters: From Hazards and Vulnerability to Prevention and Resilience. He has been a member of National Research Council Committees that focus on the destruction of the U.S. chemical weapons stockpile and nuclear weapons; chemical waste management; and the degradation of the U.S. government physical infrastructure. Dr. Greenberg has received awards from the United States Environmental Protection Agency, the Society for Professional Journalists, the Public Health Association, the Association of American Geographers, and Society for Risk Analysis. He served as area editor for social sciences and then editor-in-chief of Risk Analysis: An International Journal during the period 2002-2103, and continues as associate editor for environmental health for the American Journal of Public Health.
Jeanne Herb, Associate Director
Jeanne’s work focuses on advancing sound environmental, sustainability, and Health in all Policies practices at the state, local and regional levels. Jeanne co-facilitates the New Jersey Climate Adaptation Alliance, a network of organizations focused on advancing climate change and resilience policies and practices in New Jersey, the New Jersey Planning Healthy Communities Initiative, a university-based collaborative that focuses on promoting “health in all policies” strategies at the state and community levels, and the Sustainable Raritan River Initiative, a collaborative effort to integrate multidisciplinary science into planning and decision-making within the Raritan River Basin. Jeanne serves as the Co-Lead for stakeholder engagement of the Rutgers Coastal Climate Risk and Resilience Training Program and she is part of a team of practitioners and researchers that have integrated science into decision support tools to support resilience planning in New Jersey. She is a member of a team that supports development of the Mid-Atlantic Ocean Data Portal, an online geospatial toolkit that consolidates data to visualize ocean resources. She has extensive experience leading community engagement and participatory processes towards shared solutions on challenging environmental and healthy community topics. Prior to joining the Bloustein School, Jeanne was the Assistant Commissioner for Policy, Planning and Science at the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) where she led cross-program efforts related to climate change and energy, Environmental Justice, smart growth and sustainable development, environmental health and science policy and coastal management. Earlier in her career, Jeanne was the Manager for the Public Policy Program at the non-profit Tellus Institute, founding Director of the New Jersey Pollution Prevention Program and oversaw risk reduction and risk communication efforts at the NJDEP. Jeanne is one of 50 participants selected to participate in the first cohort of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s national three-year Culture of Health Leadership Program and in the second cohort of the two-year Rutgers Leadership Academy. Jeanne holds a Master’s degree in environmental journalism from The New York University and a Bachelor’s’ degree in environmental studies and education from Rutgers University.
Matt Campo, Senior Research Specialist
Mr. Campo has experience in transportation planning and modeling, business strategy, real estate investment and market analysis, and risk assessment modeling. Matt’s current research is focused on understanding tools and methods to assess the resilience and security of infrastructure systems and supply chains. He has also worked for Ernst & Young and TranSystems on the behalf of public agencies and private companies to develop growth and consolidation strategies for commercial, residential and industrial real estate assets. Matt received a Master of City and Regional Planning Degree from the Edward J. Bloustein School for Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers University and a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial and Systems Engineering from Virginia Tech. Matt has been invited to give presentations for the Transportation Research Board and other institutions.
Stacy Krause is a licensed, professional planner and certified floodplain manager with a primary focus in environmental and climate resilience planning. She began her career at the NJ Office of Smart Growth administering the NJ Plan Endorsement process and assisting with the update to the State Development and Redevelopment Plan. As a Senior Planner with the Ocean County Department of Planning she worked on county master plan development, Joint Land Use planning with the US Department of Defense, and also on Water Quality Management and sewer service area planning. Currently at Rutgers University, Ms. Krause works on hazard mitigation mapping, develops coastal vulnerability assessments and identifies actions that communities can take for better climate and hazards preparedness. Stacy has a Bachelor of Arts in Urban Studies and Political Science from Rutgers University and a Master of City and Regional Planning from the Edward J. Bloustein School with a concentration in Community Development.
Sara Malone, Senior Research Specialist
Sara is a Senior Research Specialist in the Environmental Analysis & Communications (EAC) Group at Bloustein where she works with the Sustainable Raritan River Initiative and Rutgers Raritan River Consortium. As part of the EAC Group, Sara has worked with state and local governments on several planning projects including a Brownfield to Greenfield project in Perth Amboy, a statewide climate adaptation/habitat vulnerability assessment project, and a Municipal Public Access Plan and Coastal Vulnerability Assessment for New Brunswick. Sara is a part-time lecturer at Bloustein and co-taught a graduate planning studio on wetlands and habitat restoration for a working waterfront in the Raritan Center. Her Fall 2017 graduate planning studio focuses on environmental, design and regulatory aspects of the Raritan River boardwalk and bicycle/pedestrian bridge as proposed in the Rutgers 2030 Master Plan. She holds a BS from the University of Massachusetts/Boston and she received a Master of Environmental Studies from the University of Pennsylvania in 2012. Sara serves as Chair of the Franklin Township Shade Tree Commission in Somerset.
Jennifer Whytlaw, GISP, GIS Manager
Jennifer Whytlaw, GISP is a GIS Manager in the EAC Group at the Bloustein School. Her work is focused on the development and use of GIS tools and applications as components to environmental, health, resilience and transportation planning projects. Jennifer’s research focuses on the complexities of the human-environment dimension and how environmental hazard events influence personal understanding of vulnerabilities in communities. Jennifer’s research utilizes quantitative and qualitative methodological approaches involving analytical tools and analyses as well as engagement with practitioners and stakeholders. Prior to joining Bloustein in 2009, Jennifer worked in the fields of maritime safety, environmental policy and planning, and environmental engineering. She received a Master of Science Degree in Geographic and Cartographic Sciences from George Mason University and a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Policy and Political Science from Albright College. She is a member of MAC URISA, the NJ Geospatial Forum, and a member of the Natural Hazard Mitigation Association (NHMA).
Henry Mayer extensive experience included corporate, academic, and government arenas, with a focus on the large and complex environmental, infrastructure, and capital financing issues associated with the redevelopment of many of the country’s older cities and towns. His previous work included using GIS based modeling tools to estimate the environmental, transportation and economic impacts of alternative land-use decisions at the county, region and state level; assisting economically distressed communities in Plainfield, Franklin and New Brunswick in visioning and developing neighborhood revitalization plans; and examining the causes and long-term impacts of poorly planned and managed large government funded environmental cleanup efforts.