Department of Applied Environmental Science
Abby Ostovar, Ph.D.
Dr. Abby Ostovar has diverse experience in water, environment, and climate policy. She is a Water Policy Specialist for Montgomery & Associates, a water resource consulting firm. Based in Monterey, CA, her work at M&A currently focuses on reaching groundwater sustainability in Monterey County. Prior to M&A, she worked on environment and trade policy at the U.S. Department of State, managing over $75 million in environmental cooperation funding, and coordinated a water technology partnership with EPA. She has expertise in water governance and negotiation, use of science in decision making, and global environmental politics.
|Areas of Expertise||Water resource management, policy, and law; application of science to policy and management; groundwater governance; global environmental policy; climate change policy|
|Courses Taught||ENSTU 387: Water Resource Assessment/Law/Policy|