Humphrey School of Public Policy & Affairs
Science, Technology and Environmental Policy
Jennifer Kuzma is an associate professor and area chair of science, technology and environmental policy with the University of Minnesota's Humphrey School of Public Policy & Affairs. Her work focuses on societal issues surrounding emerging technologies, including their impacts on health and the environment and ethical deployment of them.
Kuzma joined the U of M in 2003, after positions at Rockefeller University in New York City as a research fellow and in Washington, D.C., as an American Association for the Advancement of Science risk policy fellow. At the Humphrey School of Public Policy & Affairs, she teaches courses at the intersection of science, technology and policy.
As an Institute on the Environment resident fellow, Kuzma is researching the risks and benefits of nanotechnology to determine how social and policy variables can maximize benefits while mitigating risks. She's also looking at the effects of emerging technologies on algae biofuel production.
See Kuzma's faculty page for more info.