Texas Tech University

Katharine Hayhoe, Ph.D.

Political Science

Phone: (806) 834-8665

Office: Holden Hall 113

For all media and scheduling inquiries, please contact Laura James

For more information visit: Web Site

Katharine Hayhoe is a Professor in the Public Administration program at Texas Tech University and Director of the Climate Science Center at Texas Tech, part of the Department of the Interior's South-Central Climate Science Center. Her research focuses on developing and applying high-resolution climate projections to evaluate the future impacts of climate change on human society and the natural environment. She has published over 125 peer-reviewed abstracts and publications and served as lead author on key reports for the U.S. Global Change Research Program and the National Academy of Sciences, including the Second, Third and Fourth U.S. National Climate Assessments and the 2017 Climate Science Special Report.

She currently serves as scientific advisor to the National Center for Atmospheric Research's Climate and Global Dynamics Laboratory, Citizen's Climate Lobby, the EcoAmerica MomentUS project, the Energy and Enterprise Initiative, and the Evangelical Environmental Network as well as on serving on the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research President's Advisory Committee on University Relations, the Walter Orr Roberts Distinguished Lecture Committee, and the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History's Anthropocene Advisory Council. She is the chair of the Earth Science Women's Network Advisory Council, and in 2017 was named one of Fortune's 50 World's Greatest Leaders.

katharine hayhoe


PBS Digital Series, Global Weirding

TEDx talk: What if Climate Change is Real?

Bill Moyers: Climate Change Faith and Fact.

AAAS What We Know:

Dr. Katharine Hayhoe Youtube channel:

Presentation to a special Session of the Austin, Texas City Council on April 27, 2015

Department of Political Science

  • Address

    Dept. of Political Science, Texas Tech University, 113 Holden Hall, Boston & Akron Streets, Lubbock, TX 79409-1015 Fax: 806.742.0850
  • Phone

  • Email