Wilson Center Experts
Dr. Long is currently the Principal Associate Director at Large for Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and Fellow in the LLNL Center for Global Strategic Research. She works on reinvention of the energy system, adaptation in response to climate change and geoengineering. She is co-chair of both the California’s Energy Future Committee and the National Commission on Energy Policy’s Task Force on Geoengineering, and a member of the governor’s advisory panel on adaptation. She is the former Dean of the Mackay School of Mines at University of Nevada, Reno, Director of the Great Basin Center for Geothermal Energy and Chairman of the Nevada State Task Force on Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy. Dr. Long also worked at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory where she served as Department Chair for the Energy Resources Technology Department including geothermal and fossil fuel research, and the Environmental Research Department.