Anita Milman is an associate professor in the Department of Environmental Conservation (ECo) in the School of Earth and Sustainability at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Milman’s research examines the multi-level governance of water resources. Her current projects include examination interagency collective-action over groundwater; institutional change within water supply socio-technical systems, and the influence of new technologies in the governance of water quality. Milman recently served on the National Academy of Sciences Committee studying the New York City Watershed Protection program and on the editorial board of the journal Environmental Research Letters. She is currently the Chair of the International Water Resources Association’s Groundwater Task Force.