About Karletta Chief
Dr. Karletta Chief is an Assistant Professor and Assistant Specialist in the Department of Soil, Water and Environmental Sciences. Additional information is available at:http://ag.arizona.edu/swes/people/cv/chief.htm
Dr. Chief was awarded the John Rainer American Indian Leadership Award, Stanford University Minority Alumni Task Force Featured Alumni, University of Arizona Centennial Doctoral Student Award, Arizona Hydrological Society Scholar, and 2010 American Indian Science and Engineering Society “Most Promising Engineer/Scientist of the Year.
Areas of Study
Soil, Water and Enviromental Science - Extension; Assistant Specialist, Soil/Water and Environmental Science; Improving our understanding, tools, and predictions of watershed hydrology, unsaturated flow in arid environments, and how natural and human disturbances affect soil hydrology through the use of physically based methods.
Ph.D. 2007 University of Arizona Hydrology and Water Resources (Vadose Zone Hydrology) Minor in Soil, Water, and Environmental Sciences
2000 Stanford University Civil and Environmental Engineering
1998 Stanford University Civil and Environmental Engineering