Professor, School of Geography & Development
Joint Appointments: Atmospheric Sciences, Public Health
Graduate Interdisciplinary Programs: Arid Lands Resource Sciences, Entomology & Insect Science, Global Change, Remote Sensing & Spatial Analysis, Statistics
Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs & Provost
Andrew C. Comrie is a climatologist specializing in the
geographic aspects of atmospheric environmental issues, and he
has published widely in specialized and interdisciplinary
international journals. His expertise includes climate and
health, synoptic climatology, urban and regional air
pollution, and climate variability and change. Dr. Comrie's
research focuses on links between climate and disease, summer
and winter climate variability in the Southwest United States,
impacts of climate change, climatological and human factors
influencing air pollution at local and regional scales, and
techniques for mapping climate and environmental information.
His work has been funded by numerous federal, state and local
agencies. He has served on numerous national-level
professional committees and as editorial board member and
editor for several scholarly journals.
Dr. Comrie also serves as Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs & Provost at the University of Arizona.