Dr. Kris Wilson is considered an international expert in the communication of climate change science and has presented his research in Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Brazil, Great Britain, France, Wales and Mexico. Dr. Wilson spent more than a decade working in television as an award-winning news director, executive producer, anchor, reporter, and weather anchor.
In addition to his professional experience, he holds a doctorate in geography from the University of Colorado at Boulder (1993) specializing in climate change and geographic education and a master's degree from Ohio State University (1986), where he was a Kiplinger Fellow and specialized in environmental journalism.
“Dr. Kris” has been recognized for outstanding teaching at four universities, including winning the prestigious 2015 University of Texas Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Award and as a finalist for the College of Communication Teaching Excellence Award. In 2012 Dr. Wilson was elected Fellow to The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) for "his pioneering research....and excellence in teaching science communicators." He has travelled extensively in Australia and has many journalism and science contacts Down Under.