shannon pankratz

Shannon Pankratz

Institute of the Environment and Sustainability

Enhancing U.S. Army Corps of Engineers management of aquatic resources in the Arid West by understanding functions, policy and politics

Shannon’s residency is with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in the Los Angeles District, Regulatory Division. As a senior project manager, she has helped establish and oversees operation of mitigation banks within Los Angeles and San Bernardino Counties, in addition to the regulation of waters of the United States under Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899 and Section 404 of the Clean Water Act.  Her current research interest is primarily in Arid West aquatic resources, functions, and the policies and politics of natural resource regulations.  Shannon holds a Master of Science in Environmental Health Sciences from UCLA, and a Bachelor of Science from Valparaiso University.