Assistant Director, Center for Environmental Research, Education & Outreach (CEREO)
Julie has helped build CEREO’s interdisciplinary environmental research, education and outreach activities. Her research interests center on interdisciplinary water resource issues, particularly with respect to balancing urban water management with environmental sustainability. Julie earned her M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the Soil and Water Science Department at the University of Florida, and was a post-doctoral research fellow at Stanford University with the Woods Institute for the Environment. As a doctoral student, she was a National Science Foundation Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship (IGERT) fellow in a program focused on the adaptive management of water, wetlands, and watersheds. Dr. Padowski works on several water related projects for both the Metro Center and WCMER.esearch interests center on interdisciplinary water resource issues, particularly with respect to balancing urban water management with environmental sustainability. Currently working as research faculty for both CEREO and the Washington State Water Research Center, Julie’s research has been aimed at identifying and quantifying urban water vulnerability both at the national and global scale.
Center for Environmental Research, Education and Outreach
PACCAR, Room 256
Washington State University
Pullman, WA 99164-3002