Adam J. Smargon
Mr. Smargon is a graduate student at the University of Delaware in Newark DE, where he is a research associate and doctoral candidate in energy and environmental policy. He holds two master's degrees in the environmental field. He has been a college professor and environmental manager, and he has experience and practical knowledge of several aspects of environmental management and environmental policy. Most of Mr. Smargon's teaching experience has been at the Thompson School of Applied Science at the University of New Hampshire in Durham NH. He has also had faculty appointments at Southern Vermont College (Bennington VT), the College of Notre Dame of Maryland (Baltimore MD), Bryant & Stratton College (Albany NY), Northern Essex Community College (Haverhill MA), and Harford Community College (Bel Air MD). He earned a Master of Science in Resource Administration and Management from the University of New Hampshire in 2009, where he specialized in innovative climate change research specific to offsetting carbon dioxide present in carbonated beverages. Ten years earlier, he received a Master of Science in Environmental Management and Policy from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), where he specialized in pollution prevention and business strategy. The capstone of his graduate degree was a practicum as the Green Purchasing Coordinator at RPI. Mr. Smargon earned a Bachelor of Science in Food and Resource Economics from the University of Florida in 1997, where he focused on natural resources and environmental economics. He has been affiliated with the White House Task Force on Recycling, the New York State Energy Research & Development Authority (NYSERDA), the Environmental Business Association of New York State, the American Hazard Control Group, the environmental education efforts of Bisk Education, and the environmental efforts of the Miami-Dade County Public School System.