Joshua A. Lewis, PhD

Research Associate Professor
jlewis9@tulane.edu
504-314-7809
Office Address
627 Lindy Boggs
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Joshua Lewis is a research associate professor and research director at the Tulane ByWater Institute. He has previously held appointments at the Stockholm Resilience Centre and the Swedish Royal Institute of Technology. Josh’s research focuses on the role of water infrastructure in shaping ecological conditions in urban and other human-dominated environments. His research and community engagement seeks ecologically appropriate and socially equitable responses to water and ecosystem management dilemmas. Josh works closely with local governments, community organizations, and global partners to build interdisciplinary research programs. He currently leads an ecological monitoring program funded by HUD, which investigates the ecological effects of large-scale green infrastructure in New Orleans.