Glen MacDonald

Distinguished Professor, Geography
Department: Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Department of Geography
1255 Bunche Hall
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1487
Tel: 310-835-1071


B.A. Hons. Geography, University of California Berkeley
M.Sc. Geography, University of Calgary
Ph.D. Botany, University of Toronto

Glen M. Sproul dit MacDonald is an international authority on the environmental effects of climate change and drought. Dr. MacDonald, Chair of the UCLA Canadian Studies Program, is an UCLA Distinguished Professor of Geography and of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, and the Institute of the Environment and Sustainability. He is the UCLA Geography John Muir Memorial Chair. His areas of interest are climate change, environmental change, drought and water resources, and coastal wetlands. Dr. MacDonald has researched environmental change across the globe in places such as the southwestern United States, Canada, Mexico, Egypt, Syria, India, West Africa, Russian Eurasia and the Arctic. He is a Member of the National Academy of Sciences, a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a Fellow of the American Geophysical Union, a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, a Guggenheim Fellowship award winner, recipient of the UCLA Distinguished Teaching Award


Sumita Mitra
Phone: 310-206-2654

Glen Sproul dit MacDonald
John Muir Memorial Chair and
Distinguished Professor of Geography,
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and
The Institute of the Environment and Sustainability

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Glen MacDonald
Department of Geography
1255 Bunche Hall
University of California, Los Angeles
Box 951524
Los Angeles, CA 90095
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