Gerald E. Galloway Jr., PE, PhD

Dr. Galloway teaches engineering and public policy at the University of Maryland. He is also consultant on flood risk and disaster management policy, and the impacts of climate change on water resources for the Corps of Engineers, FEMA, several states and U.S. and international organizations. He is currently part of a USAID study examining the impacts of climate change on construction of dams in the Mekong River basin, a member of a team working the Government of China on flood risk management, and was recently appointed by the Secretary of State as a Energy and Climate Partnership of the Americas Fellow. He has served as an advisor to the Executive Office of the President, the World Bank, the Organization of American States, the Tennessee Valley Authority, and the UN World Water Assessment Program. He is former dean of the Academic Board (Chief Academic Officer) of the United States Military Academy and former Dean of the Faculty and Academic Programs at the Industrial College of the Armed Forces, National Defense University in Washington, D.C. He served 38 years in the United States Army, retiring in the rank of Brigadier General.

He graduated from the United States Military Academy, and holds master’s degrees from Princeton University, Pennsylvania State University, and the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College. He holds a PhD in Geography (Water Resources) from the University of North Carolina. He is a member of the National Academy of Engineering and the National Academy of Public Administration.