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About Ken Baerenklau

KenAssociate Provost Ken Baerenklau

Ken Baerenklau was appointed as Associate Provost on September 1, 2015. In this role he works closely with Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor, Paul D'Anieri, on a range of issues and is currently coordinating the campus-wide faculty hiring initiative.

Ken joined the UCR faculty in 2002 as an assistant professor of environmental economics and policy in the Department of Environmental Sciences. In 2008, he became an associate professor and remained in the Department of Environmental Sciences until moving to UCR’s new School of Public Policy in 2014. From 2008 to 2012, Ken also served as Associate Dean for Graduate Academic Affairs in UCR's Graduate Division. 

Ken's research focuses on water resource economics and policy, and he was recently appointed as an Adjunct Fellow in the Water Policy Center at the Public Policy Institute of California. Ken has a Ph.D. in Applied Economics from the University of Wisconsin – Madison, and an M.S. in Environmental Engineering and Science and a B.S. in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Stanford University. 

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Ken Baerenklau
3108 Hinderaker Hall
(951) 827-1126


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University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

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