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James Crooks


Jim Crooks is an epidemiologist and statistician in the EPA’s Office of Research and Development where he studies how environmental stresses affect the health of groups of people. He is particularly interested in air pollution, extreme weather events, and climate. He previously worked in toxicology, genomics, computational biology, ecology, air pollution modeling, and hydrology as well as other fields. He holds an M.S. in statistics and a Ph.D. in physics from UNC Chapel Hill and worked at Duke University for two years before coming to the EPA. He lives in Durham with his wife and two young boys.



Topic(s)PresentationAudienceDurationAvailability
- Air Quality
- Careers
- Environment
- Math
Math and the EnvironmentGrades 9-12, College30 - 90 minutesDay, Evening
- Air Quality
- Careers
- Environment
- Math
Math, Statistics, Computing, and the EnvironmentGrades 9-12, College30 - 90 minutesDay, Evening
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