Alan Kolok , Ph.D.

University of Idaho
Alan Kolok is the Director of the Idaho Water Resources Research Institute at the University of Idaho. His academic background features a doctorate in environmental, population and organismic biology from the University of Colorado, Boulder and a master’s degree in fisheries and aquatic science from the University of Washington. A prolific writer, he has published over 80 papers and articles on a wide variety of topics, including: comparative physiology, environmental toxicology, environmental epidemiology and the crowdsourced data revolution. He is also an editor for the journal, Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, and recently authored two books, “Modern Poisons: A Brief Introduction to Contemporary Toxicology” and “Twist” a science fiction novel in which prions go terribly wrong.