Jennifer Cole is concurrently faculty in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences at Boston College and the Harvard Graduate School of Sustainability. Dr. Cole was Director of the Environmental Studies Program at Northeastern for fifteen years, and has also taught at Tufts and MIT. Dr. Cole has published extensively in the fields of wetlands, agriculture, energy education, and natural disasters. She holds a PhD in groundwater geochemistry from Syracuse University. She also has served as expert witness in wetlands and river protection act litigation. She was Senior Hydrologist at Weston and Sampson Engineers. She has given many invited talks, including at the US EPA. She represented Harvard’s Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences at the White House on two occasions.