Jesse M. Keenan is the Favrot II Associate Professor of Sustainable Real Estate within the faculty of the School of Architecture at Tulane University. Keenan’s research focuses on the intersection of climate change adaptation and the built environment, including aspects of design, engineering, regulation, planning and financing. Keenan’s research has partnered with a variety of global actors, including the AIA, Audi, Carnegie Corporation, City of Miami, City of New York, EPA, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, Goldman Sachs, Google, International Code Council, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, Knight Foundation, MoMA, Mori Foundation, Lennar Foundation, National Academies of Sciences, NASA, National Security Council, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Open Society Foundation, Regional Plan Association, RAND Corporation, States of California and Massachusetts, U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, U.S. Global Change Research Program, the White House and the U.N. Prior to joining Tulane, Keenan served in various leadership positions while on the faculty of the schools of design at Columbia University and Harvard University. Keenan holds degrees in the law (J.D., LL.M.) and science of the built environment (M.Sc.), including a Ph.D. from the Delft University of Technology.