Buzz Thompson is a leading expert in environmental law and policy. He and his colleagues have worked to advance environmental decisions to governmental agencies. In this panel, he identifies models for interdisciplinary collaboration across areas of areas of expertise that can help us solve complex societal issues. Thompson has contributed a large body of scholarship that has connected government, nonprofit, and business sectors while advancing environmental and social agendas.

Barton (Buzz) Thompson Jr. is the director of the Woods Institute for the Environment and a Stanford professor.