Scott Sheridan

Scott Sheridan

Professor and Chairperson | Department of Geography
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Dr. Sheridan’s research interests are in synoptic climatology, climate change and bioclimatology. He has worked foremost on addressing the problem of heat vulnerability through a number of different avenues, from survey work on heat perception to the development of over 30 heat-warning systems across the globe, as well as projections of future vulnerability. He is also interested in all other aspects of applied climatology, including climate and crime, atmospheric composition, and agriculture. Dr. Sheridan serves as the editor-in-chief of the International Journal of Biometeorology.