Sustainability and Resilience Policy Director
Laura Feinstein is SPUR’s sustainability and resilience policy director, leading our work on climate mitigation, adaptation and resilience. Laura has led research projects on environmental justice, the water-energy nexus, safe and affordable drinking water, sea level rise and drought adaptation. Previously she worked as a senior researcher at the Pacific Institute, a research scientist and project manager at California Council on Science and Technology, and a fellow with the California Senate Committee on Environmental Quality.
She was a California SeaGrant Delta Science Fellow and has been recognized by the California Senate for her service to the state. She holds a B.A. from U.C. Berkeley in anthropology, and a Ph.D. from U.C. Davis in ecology.