Michael Greenberg is Distinguished Professor, Emeritus at the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, Rutgers University. He studies environmental health and risk analysis and has written more than 30 books and more than 300 articles. His most recent books are:
- Protecting Seniors Against Environmental Disasters: From Hazards and Vulnerability to Prevention and Resilience (Earthscan 2014)
- Explaining Risk Analysis: Protecting Health and Safety (Earthscan 2016).
- Urban Planning and Public Health, with Dona Schneider (APHA 2017)
- Siting Noxious Facilities (Routledge/Earthscan, 2018)
Professor Greenberg has been a member of National Research Council Committees that focus on the destruction of the U.S. chemical weapons stockpile and nuclear weapons; chemical waste management; and the degradation of the U.S. government physical infrastructure, sustainability and the U.S. EPA, and served on the EPA Science Advisory Board environmental justice committee. He recently chaired a committee for the U.S. Senate and House Appropriations Committees examining the U.S. DOE’s prioritization of human health and safety in its environmental management programs. Professor Greenberg served as area editor for social sciences and then editor-in-chief of Risk Analysis: An International Journal during the period 2002-2013, and continues as associate editor for environmental health for the American Journal of Public Health.