Project Director, ISES
Northern Arizona University
Energy Policy; Energy Education; Renewable Energy Grid Integration
M.S., Environmental Sciences and Policy, Northern Arizona University, 2010
M.M.C., Journalism, Arizona State University, 1997
B.A., Government, College of William and Mary, 1995
Karin Wadsack directs the Arizona Wind for Schools project and manages a number of ISES research projects and administration. Her interests include utility-scale renewable energy grid integration, energy education, and state and federal energy policy. She is also project director for NAU’s Tribal Clean Energy Resource Center. Outside the University, Karin serves as a senior scientist and project manager at EN3 Professionals, an engineering firm in Flagstaff. She also chairs the energy project team for the regional Sustainable Economic Development Initiative and is a Water Commissioner for the City of Flagstaff. In her free time she enjoys mountain biking, rock climbing, snowboarding, and camping with her dogs.