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David Oonk

ATLAS Institute
University of Colorado Boulder
320 UCB
Boulder, CO 80309-0320



David Oonk is a Ph.D. student in the ATLAS Institute at University of Colorado Boulder. His research focuses on oil and gas development and policy in Colorado. He researches the dynamics and practices of horizontal drilling and ‘fracking’ technologies, the governance problems they create, and the role of science in assessing their risk and influence policy-making. He has experience designing programs and conducting research in environmental science communication and education using visual media and art. He is advised by Max Boykoff faculty in Department of Environmental Studies and Director of the Center for Science and Technology Policy Research (CSTPR).