Patrick J. Michaels


Patrick J. Michaels (Ph.D. in ecological climatology, University of Wisconsin at Madison) is the director of the Center for the Study of Science at the Cato Institute. Michaels is a past president of the American Association of State Climatologists and was program chair for the Committee on Applied Climatology of the American Meteorological Society. He was a research professor of Environmental Sciences at the University of Virginia for 30 years. Michaels was a contributing author and is a reviewer with the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, which was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2007.