Robert Forbis, Ph.D, Interim Director of PPA & MPP
Dr. Robert E. Forbis Jr. is a former Associate Professor of Political Science; adjunct professor for the Health Sciences Center at Texas Tech University (HSC-TTU) and Research Associate with the Climate Center at Texas Tech University (CC-TTU). He is also a former Research Affiliate with the Center for Advanced Energy Studies at the Idaho National Laboratory (CAES-INL). His research interests primarily concern the policy nexus of environmental protection and energy development. He is the author of numerous journal articles and the book "Altered Policy Landscapes: Fracking, Grazing, and The Bureau of Land Management" (2019). He teaches courses on Public Lands and Resource Management, Climate and Sustainability, Energy and Environmental Policy, Environmental Theory, and Environmental Justice. Dr. Forbis is a recipient of the "Professing Excellence" Award (2014) and "Phi Beta Kappa Honored Professor" (2018 from Texas Tech University.
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