University: Florida State University
Current University Expertise:
Dr. James Elsner is the Earl and Sophia Shaw Professor of Geography at Florida State University where he teaches applied spatial statistics and hurricane climatology. Dr. Elsner is President and CEO of Climatek; a company that develops software for hurricane-risk models. His research interests include the changing nature of hurricane risk. He has written more than 110 research articles and two books. He received his Ph.D. in meteorology in from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Dr. Elsner organizes a biennial summit on the topic of hurricanes and climate change sponsored in part by the Risk Prediction Initiative.
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