Portrait of Professor Peter Calow
163 Humphrey School
Science, Technology and Environmental Policy Area

Peter Calow

science and technology; sustainable development; economic policy; energy and environment; environmental policy; cost-benefit analysis

Peter Calow is a professor in the Humphrey School's Science, Technology, and the Environment Area. He has held faculty positions in the USA, Denmark, and Britain. In addition, Professor Calow has had a number of government advisory positions in the UK, Denmark, and for the European Commission. His current interests are centered on barriers to the use of science in public policy and include concerns about relevance, bias, and effective communication. He has published more than 300 papers and 20 books.

Selected Writings

CALOW, P. (2014) Environmental risk assessors as honest brokers or stealth advocates. Risk Analysis, 34, 1972 - 1977. DOI: 10.1111/risa.12225