The Albright Institute is pleased to announce that the 2014 Mary Jane Durnford Lewis '59 Distinguished Visiting Professor is Carol Browner.
Carol Browner is Senior Counselor at Albright Stonebridge Group and a Distinguished Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress. Ms. Browner also serves on the Board of the League of Conservation Voters, the Advisory Committee of the Export-Import Bank of the United States, the Board of Directors for Bunge Limited, and on Bloomberg Government’s Advisory Board.
Ms. Browner most recently served as Assistant to President Obama and director of the White House Office of Energy and Climate Change Policy, where she oversaw the coordination of environmental, energy, climate, transport, and related policy across the federal government.
From 1993 through 2001, Ms. Browner served as the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency. As administrator, she adopted the most stringent air pollution standards in our nation’s history; set for the first time, a fine particle clean air standard; and spearheaded the reauthorization of the Safe Drinking Water Act as well as the Food Quality Protection Act.
From 1991 through 1993, Ms. Browner served as Secretary of Environmental Regulation in Florida, where she launched the largest ecological restoration project ever attempted in the United States to restore the natural flow of water to the Everglades.