Peter Calow is a professor in the Humphrey School’s Science, Technology, and the Environment Area.
Calow’s research is on the interface between science and public policy with a focus on the use of risk assessment in environmental policy and regulation. His current interests are centered on barriers to the use of science in public policy and include concerns about relevance, bias, and effective communication. He has published more than 300 papers and 20 books.
Calow has previously held faculty positions in the USA, Denmark, and Britain. In addition, he has held a number of government advisory positions in the UK, Denmark, and for the European Commission.