Dr. Mark Risse

Position: Director of Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant, Georgia Power Professor of Water Policy in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Department of Crop and Soil Sciences

Email: mrisse@uga.edu Phone: 706-542-5956

Education: Ph.D. in Biological and Agricultural Engineering, Purdue University; M.S. in Agricultural Engineering, University of Georgia; B.S. in Agricultural Engineering, University of Georgia

About: Dr. Risse is the Director of Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant and Georgia Power Professor of Water Policy at the University of Georgia. His expertise is in non-point source pollution management, water resources, stormwater management, coastal erosion processes and sustainable/resilient development. At the University of Georgia, Mark has received recognition as a Fellow in the International Soil and Water Conservation Society and as a Walter Bernard Hill Fellow, the University’s highest honor for public service and outreach.