Graduate Student Representative & Outreach Coordinator

Adam Gallaher, PhD

Postdoctoral Research AssociateDepartment of Natural Resources and the EnvironmentCornell UniversityEmail AdamAdam's Website

Adam Gallaher is a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Department of Natural Resources and the Environment at Cornell University. 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 a former 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 an M.S. in Geographic Information Systems from the Department of Geography and Environmental Studies at Central Michigan University and a PhD from the Department of Geography at the University of Connecticut.