Keith Pezzoli, PhD., Directs the Urban Studies and Planning Program; and the Bioregional Center for Sustainability Science, Planning and Design, at UC San Diego. He is a Professor of Teaching in the Department of Communication. Pezzoli earned his Ph.D. in Urban and Regional Planning from UCLA, and a BA in Psychology/Environmental Design from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. Pezzoli is currently writing a book titled "The Bioregional Transition" with a focus on the Food-Water-Energy Trilemma. He serves as an appointed member of the Good Neighbor Environmental Board, an independent federal advisory board that advises the US President and Congress on US-Mexico border environmental issues (e.g., ecological restoration, water and food security, climate change).