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Christine J. Kirchhoff

Associate Professor and Associate Director of Law, Policy, and Engineering
Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering


  • School of Engineering Design and Innovation
  • Law, Policy, and Engineering
  • Civil and Environmental Engineering

213 Hammond Building


Research Areas:

Water Resources Engineering




  • BA, Art History, Trinity University, 1993
  • BS, Civil Engineering, University of Texas at Austin, 1998
  • MS, Environmental and Water Resources Engineering, University of Texas at Austin, 2002
  • Other, Graduate Teaching, University of Michigan, 2010
  • Other, Science, Technology & Public Policy, University of Michigan, 2010
  • Ph.D., Natural Resources & Environment / Resource Policy & Behavior, University of Michigan, 2010


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The Penn State Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, established in 1881, is internationally recognized for excellence in the preparation of undergraduate and graduate engineers through the integration of education, research, and leadership.

Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering

212 Sackett Building

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802-1408

Phone: 814-863-3084