Professor, Department of Earth and Environment
Affiliated Faculty, Institute for Sustainable Energy
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Cutler J. Cleveland is Professor of Earth and Environment at Boston University, with additional appointments in the Institute for Sustainable Energy and the Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer Range Future. Dr. Cleveland is author and editor of acclaimed reference works on energy that includes the Encyclopedia of Energy (Elsevier, 2004), winner of an American Library Association award, the Dictionary of Energy (Elsevier, 2014), and the Handbook of Energy (Elsevier, 2013). He is the Founding Editor-in-Chief of the Encyclopedia of Earth, named the Best Geoscience Website by the Geoscience Information Society. Dr. Cleveland is the recipient of the Adelman-Frankel Award from the United States Association of Energy Economics for “unique and innovative contributions to the field of energy economics.” He is co-author of Environmental Science, the Web’s first entirely electronic introductory textbook on the subject. Dr. Cleveland’s research on the valuation of ecosystem services, funded by the National Science Foundation, is highlighted in NSF’s Top Discoveries series. Dr. Cleveland has been a consultant to numerous private and public organizations, including the Asian Development Bank, the United Nations Commission on Sustainable Development, the Energy Information Administration, and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. He has won publication awards from the International Association of Energy Economics, the American Library Association, and the National Wildlife Federation.
Dr. Cleveland holds a BS in Biology from Cornell University, an MS in Marine Science from Louisiana State University, and a PhD in Geography from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.