Wren Montgomery

Visiting Scholar

Erb Institute | Business for Sustainability



Dr. Montgomery currently holds a Visiting Research Scholar position at the University of Michigan’s Erb Institute | Business for Sustainability, located jointly between the Ross School of Business and the School for Environment and Sustainability.  She is also cross-appointed at the University of Windsor’s Great Lakes Institute for Environmental Research (GLIER).  Her research focuses on emerging pressures on water resources and institutions, specifically tensions over public versus private management of municipal water services, corporate water management, access and affordability challenges, and the impact of the UN’s recognition of a human right to water.  Dr. Montgomery’s water research includes detailed case studies with a multitude of stakeholders in Detroit, Chicago, Flint, and California.