Schmandt, Jurgen | LBJ School of Public Affairs | The University of Texas at Austin
  • Ph.D. in Political Philosophy, University of Bonn

Jurgen Schmandt specializes in environmental policy and regulation. His current research deals with sustainable development, climate change and water policy. He has a doctorate from the University of Bonn (political philosophy) and has worked at the OECD (Paris) and the Environmental Protection Agency. Before coming to the LBJ School, he was associate director of the Program on Technology and Society at Harvard University. Schmandt developed the sustainable development program at the Houston Advanced Research Center (HARC). He continues to work with HARC as a Distinguished Fellow.

Media Expertise
  • Sustainable Development
  • Water Policy
  • Environmental Policy


NewsMay 5, 2017
Policy Research Institute Provides LBJ School Faculty Opportunities for Worldwide Research

Policy Research Institute funding will grant 12 LBJ School faculty members the opportunity to pursue important research projects on complex, relevant policy issues.

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NewsJanuary 19, 2017
INNOVATION BOUND: The Annual Celebration of LBJ School Policy Research

In an annual celebration, the LBJ School community will convene on February 8, 2017, to celebrate the published works of our distinguished faculty and impassioned students.

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