Dr. Steven Grodsky is a Postdoctoral Scholar in the Department of Land, Air and Water Resources at the University of California – Davis and, with Dr. Rebecca Hernandez, currently spearheads the Muir Institute’s Wild Energy Initiative. Steve’s research centers on the interface between renewable energy development and wildlife conservation. He currently is co-editor of a book entitled “Renewable Energy and Wildlife Conservation” under contract with John Hopkins University Press. He earned his PhD from North Carolina State University, MS from the University of Wisconsin – Madison, and BS from Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey. He has authored 14 studies on the energy-ecology nexus, has been cited over 150 times, and his work has been featured in Renewable Energy Magazine.