Dr. Pasqualetti is Professor in the School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning at ASU, where he is also a member of the graduate faculty in Global Technology and Development, and a member of Faculty Advisory Council of the North American Center for Transborder Studies. He is Associate Editor of Environmental Sciences: Journal of Integrative Environmental Research, and is on the editorial Boards of International Journal of Low Carbon Technologies, Land Use Policy, and The Open Environmental Journal. He is Associate Member of the National Wind Coordinating Collaborative, Washington, D.C. and a member of the Advisory Board for the FPL Energy-TCU-Oxford University Wind and Environment Research Partnership. He was appointed in 2003 by the Governor as Chair of the Arizona Solar Energy Advisory Council, and is a member of the Board of Directors of the Arizona Solar Center.
Past recognition includes Honors Research Professor (ASU), Environmental Educator of the Year (Association of Energy Engineers) Lifetime Achievement Award (Renewable Energy Taskforce), Visiting Faculty Fellow (Barrett Honors College), and Co-Curricular Professor of the Month (ASU). Dr. Pasqualetti offers several classes, including Energy in the Global Arena, Energy and Environment, Geography of Natural Resources, Renewable Energy and Sustainability, Solar Energy Policy, and the Geography of the U.S. and Canada.
He has worked in the U.S., Mexico, Canada, the United Kingdom, Turkey, and Israel. He was twice elected President of the Energy and Environment Specialty Group of the Association of American Geographers, and has served as advisor to the US Congressional Office of Technology Assessment, the Natural Resources Defense Council, Resources for the Future, the US Department of Energy, and the Arizona Energy Office.
Dr. Pasqualetti has published books on wind power, nuclear power plant decommissioning, and landscape development, as well as articles on several energy and environment topics. He received his B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley, his M.A. from Louisiana State University, and his Ph.D. from the University of California, Riverside. He has been on the faculty at ASU since 1977.
Ph.D., University of California - Riverside, 1977
M.A., Louisiana State University, 1969
B.A., University of California - Berkeley, 1967