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Dr. Linda S. Prokopy

Indiana Water Resources Research Center



Mailing address:

Indiana Water Resources Research Center
Purdue University
195 Marsteller Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907


(765) 496 2221




Dr. Prokopy is the director of the Indiana Water Resources Research Center and a professor in the Department of Forestry and Natural Resources at Purdue University. Dr. Prokopy is an interdisciplinary social scientist who is recognized nationally and internationally for her work incorporating social science into the fields of agricultural conservation, agricultural adaptation to climate change, and watershed management. She has developed a highly successful integrated program focused on the role of human decision making in water resources management. Dr. Prokopy has published over 75 peer-reviewed articles in consistently high-tier journals, she has generated over $12 million in competitive research funds, and she has graduated and mentored numerous graduate students and postdocs.