Joanna Endter-Wada

Environment & Society

Professor | Natural Resource Policy and Social Science

Joanna Endter-Wada

Contact Information

Phone: 435-797-2487


Dr. Endter-Wada is a Professor of Natural Resource Policy and Social Science. She leads the WaterMAPS™ program and co-directs the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Graduate Certificate Program. Her research focuses on water policy and on understanding people’s interactions with their environments and with each other in the use of natural resources. She is currently conducting research on Great Salt Lake, urban landscape water use and conservation, human dimensions of drought and climate change, and wetland management. During her professional career, Dr. Endter-Wada has been involved in many interdisciplinary academic programs and research projects and served at state and federal levels in policy-related appointments. She holds MS and PhD degrees from the University of California at Irvine.