Andrew Solow is Director of the Marine Policy Center and a Senior Scientist at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. He earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from Harvard University and a doctorate in geostatistics from Stanford University. Solow focuses on environmental and ecological statistics, with an emphasis on modeling the population effects of environmental variability. He is a former member of the Commission on Geosciences, Environment, and Resources for the National Academy of Sciences, and he currently serves as chair of the Environmental Protection Agency’s Outfall Monitoring Science Advisory Panel for Boston Harbor. Since 2002, he has been a member of the Science Advisory Panel for the U.S. Commission on Ocean Policy.