HWISE Scholar Highlight – Dr. Chad Staddon

Dr. Chad Staddon is this month’s HWISE Scholar Highlight.

Dr. Chad Staddon is a Professor of Resource Economics and Policy in the Department of Geography and Environmental Management at the University of the West of England, Bristol. Dr. Staddon is also the founder-director of the International Water Security Network and leads the research on urban water demand, under the Urban Water Security strand. Dr. Staddon serves as an executive committee member for the Household Water Insecurity Experiences (HWISE) – Research Coordination Network (RCN).

In addition to his UWE, Bristol post, Chad also maintains professional affiliations with the Global Research Institute at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill and the School for Geography and Development at the University of Arizona. He is also an active member of the International Water Resources Association, the Royal Geographical Society and sits on the southwest regional committee for the Chartered Institute for Water and Environmental Management, and the Bristol Water Plc Local Engagement Forum. His current research interests lie in the areas of better understanding the nature and drivers of urban water demand and the potential for social and economic instruments to drive conservation efforts.

Dr. Staddon’s selected publications:

For more information and a list of his current research projects, visit his website at https://people.uwe.ac.uk/Person/ChadStaddon and follow him @Doctor_Chad on Twitter.