Mr. Anderson served in several roles for Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) including his most recent position as Deputy Chief of Staff for Policy. He also served as the Science and Natural Resources Advisor for Senator Joseph Lieberman (D-CT). Mr. Anderson has extensive leadership and teaching experience in Geology and Earth Sciences including a number of awards, field assignments, and research programs. Mr. Anderson received his Ph.D. in Geological and Environmental Sciences in 1998 and his B.S. in Geology in 1993, both from Stanford University.