Paul Lander
Associate Professor
Geography

Paul W. Lander, PhD, M.Larch., LEED A.P. has worked in the fields of water, energy, and land conservation for over 35 years. For 16 years, he led the City of Boulder’s Water Conservation Office, directing the city’s award winning program for a community of over 100,000 people. He is an Adjunct Professor of Geography at CU, teaching courses in Water of the Western U.S, Conservation Practice, Landscape Sustainability and Green Infrastructure. He is active in professional associations including the Alliance for Water Efficiency, the American Water Works Association Water Conservation Division, the American Society of Landscape Architects, and is a board member of Maji-Safi, a WaSH non-profit working in Tanzania, and currently the chair of Metro State University’s One World One Water Advisory Board. 

Paul earned his B.A. in Environmental Conservation and Ph.D. in Geography from CU Boulder and an M.L.A. from the University of Washington.