Raymond S. Bradley
Raymond Bradley is a University Distinguished Professor at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and Director of the Climate System Research Center, with over 30 years of experience in research on climate variations.
He completed his M.S. and Ph.D. at the University of Colorado, Boulder and a D.Sc at Southampton University, England. In 2006 he was awarded a D.Sc., honoris causa, by Lancaster University, England, and in 2007 he received the Hans Oeschger Medal of the European Geosciences Union. He is a Fellow of the American Geophysical Union and a Foreign Member of the Finnish Academy of Science and Letters.
Dr. Bradley has been an advisor to various government and international agencies, including the World Bank, U.S., Swiss, Swedish, German and U.K. National Science Foundations, NOAA, the National Research Council, the Inter – Governmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the US-Russia Working Group on Environmental Protection, and the International Geosphere Biosphere Program
(IGBP). He has testified in the US Congress before the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, chaired by Senators McCain & Kerry, and has briefed Congressional staff members and Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick on global warming issues.
Dr. Bradley has written or edited eleven books on climatic change, and authored more than 160 articles on the topic.