Dr. Krantzberg is actively engaged in research at the interface between science and public policy with extensive expertise on disciplines that could advance Great Lakes sustainability. She worked for the Ontario Ministry of Environment from 1988 to 2001, as the Coordinator and Senior Policy Advisor for the Great Lakes Program. She is a past president of the International Association of Great Lakes Research and sits on the Board of Directors for several Great Lakes and policy-related nonprofit organizations.
Dr. Krantzberg was the Director of the Great Lakes Regional Office of the International Joint Commission from 2001 to 2005. She is currently Professor and founding Director of the Dofasco Centre for Engineering and Public Policy in the School of Engineering at McMaster University offering Canada’s first Master’s Degree in Engineering and Public Policy. She also serves as Adjunct Professor at UNU-INWEH, working on lake management research. She has authored more than 100 scientific and policy articles on issues pertaining to ecosystem quality and sustainability and is a frequent speaker to media and the public. Gail completed her Ph.D. at the University of Toronto in environmental science and ecosystem.