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Jay Gulledge

Environmental Sciences Division, ORNL


Jay Gulledge is Director of the Environmental Sciences Division of Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) and a member of the ORNL Climate Change Science Institute. Prior to joining ORNL in November 2012, he directed the science program at the Pew Center on Global Climate Change and its successor, the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions. His academic is research focused on microbial ecology, ecosystem science, and the global carbon cycle. After leaving academe in 2005, Dr. Gulledge turned his attention to the scientific basis for climate and environmental policy, including the characterization of scientific uncertainty to guide decision making and the international security and foreign policy implications of climate change. In 2011 he received the American Geophysical Union’s Charles S. Falkenberg Award.

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