Tina Jaskolski is an assistant professor of sustainable development at the School of Sciences and Engineering, as well as associate director of research at the Research Institute for a Sustainable Environment (RISE) at AUC. Jaskolski also teaches for the master of sustainable development degree program and has previously taught in the Institute of Gender and Women's Studies. She holds a PhD from the Australian National University in Human Geography. Jaskolski has carried out research on sustainability and education, governance and community development in Australia, Indonesia, Germany and Egypt. Since joining AUC in 2006, Jaskolski has worked on a large number of community based research and development projects, fostering sustainability, sustainable resource use, renewable energy, waste management and water conservation.