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Paul Andrew Mayewski

Director & Distinguished Maine Professor, Climate Change Institute; School of Earth & Climate Sciences; School of Marine Sciences; School of Policy and International Affairs

Paul Andrew Mayewski

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Dr. Paul Andrew Mayewski is Director of the Climate Change Institute and Distinguished Professor in the School of Earth and Climate Sciences,School of Marine Sciences, School of Policy and International Affairs, and the Business School at the University of Maine. He has led more than 55 expeditions to some of the remotest polar and high altitude reaches of the planet; has more than 450 scientific publications; received numerous honors such as the first internationally awarded Medal for Excellence in Antarctic Research, the Explorers Club Lowell Thomas Medal, honorary PhD from Stockholm University and fellow/honorary status in several prominent scientific organizations; developed and led major international and national climate change research programs in Antarctica, Greenland, Asia and New England; worked with outreach entities such as the American Museum of Natural History and Boston Museum of Science; released two popular books; and has appeared hundreds of times in the media including: multiple CBS 60 Minutes broadcasts, several NOVA films, NPR pieces and the 2014 Emmy Award winner “Years of Living Dangerously”.

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PhD, FEC, PhDhon

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