Graduate Student Representative & Outreach Coordinator

Adam Gallagher

PhD StudentDepartment of GeographyUniversity of ConnecticutEmail AdamAdam's Website

Adam Gallaher is a PhD student in the Department of Geography at the University of Connecticut. Broadly speaking, his research interests include Energy Transitions, Geographic Information Systems, and Spatial Statistical Analysis. Specifically, Adam's dissertation work is focused on examining the tradeoffs between utility scale solar energy and various ecosystem services along with understanding the replacement dynamics between electric vehicles and internal combustion vehicles and what that means for energy transitions. Adam is currently an NSF-NRT fellow with the Team-TERRA project in the Center for Biological Risk at the University of Connecticut. His research has appeared in Energy Policy and featured by NBC Connecticut. Adam's work has also appeared in mainstream outlets such as, the Hartford Courant and the Energy News Network. He holds a B.S. in Environmental Studies a minor in Geographic Information Systems and Environmental Policy and Sustainability and M.S. in Geographic Information Systems from the Department of Geography and Environmental Studies at Central Michigan University.