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School of Public Affairs


Tanya Heikkila, Associate Professor

Tanya Heikkila

University of Colorado Denver
School of Public Affairs
P.O. Box 173364 - Campus Box 142
Denver, CO 80217 - 3364
Phone: (303) 315 - 2269
Fax: (303) 315 - 2229

Curriculum Vitae


Bio: Associate Professor Tanya Heikkila received her PhD in Public Affairs in 2001 from the University of Arizona.  Dr Heikkila’s research expertise is in comparative institutional analysis and the management of collaboration and conflict around common pool resources, with an emphasis on water resources. She has studied institutions for coordinating groundwater and surface water in the western United States, interstate water conflicts and cooperation, the organization of collaborative ecosystem restoration programs, as well as the  political landscape of hydraulic fracturing in the United States. Her research has been funded by the National Science Foundation, the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, the PepsiCo Foundation, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. | Physical Address: 1380 Lawrence St., Ste. 500  Denver, CO  80204 | Mailing Address: University of Colorado Denver, SPA, Campus Box 142, P.O. Box 173364, Denver, CO 80217-3364 | ph: 303.315.2228 | fax: 303.315.2229 | SPA Website Feedback

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