Steven Roof, Professor of Earth and Environmental Science at Hampshire College, focuses his teaching on climate change, energy sustainability, land use planning, and other environmental issues. He has been conducting climate change research on Svalbard, in the Norwegian Arctic, since 2004, focusing on training undergraduate students for climate science and safe field work in the Arctic. Professor Roof has been involved with the Environmental Committee at Hampshire College for 20 years and is serving as the Dean of the School of Natural Science from 2015 to 2018.