Nov 13 2013
In August 2013, Joshua Viers was appointed director of CITRIS @ UC Merced. Viers is moving from UC Davis, where for the past five years he has served as executive associate director of the Center for Watershed Sciences, California’s premier water policy and water resources management institute. Like CITRIS, the Center for Watershed Sciences is a multi-disciplinary organization focusing the power of academic research on pressing real-world problems. At the time of this interview, Viers was just preparing to vacate his Davis office, where he was knee-deep in 20 years-worth of “detritus” (his...