Mr. Wagner received his degree in Geography and Humanities from the University of Texas in Austin, TX in 2006. He is interested in studying how global climate change and the resulting shifting economies will affect future development strategies and environmental policy. Our program offers him the opportunity to improve his skills in quantitative analysis of environmental issues which will help him to better deal with environmental problems, and allow him to participate in developing better environmental policies for the future. Alex interned with the City of Houston, Environmental Department and after graduation accepted employment with HUCO Consulting in Houston, Texas. after working with the Baylor College of Medicine's Environmental Health Division, and the Texas Lung Association, he joined a PhD program, and secured employment with ConocoPhillips in 2013.