Research Professor, Professor Emeritus, Arizona State University
Patricia Gober earned a PhD in Geography from Ohio State University in 1975. She is currently Research Professor and Professor Emeritus at Arizona State University. She is founding director of NSF’s Decision Center for a Desert City, studying water management decisions in the face of climatic uncertainty. Her most recent book, Building Resilience for Uncertain Water Futures (Palgrave MacMillan 2018) describes existential threats to global water systems and promotes strategies urban adaptation stressing decision making under uncertainty. Gober holds the Prince Sultan Abdulaziz International Prize for water and is a fellow of the American Association for the Advance of Science.