United States
Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research

Paul Cutler - Antarctic Integrated System Science Program Director

Antarctic Sciences Section
Division of Polar Programs
National Science Foundation

11 December 2015

Dear Colleagues,

I am pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Paul Cutler as Program Director for the Antarctic Integrated System Science (AISS) Program within the Antarctic Sciences Section of the Division of Polar Programs, Directorate for Geosciences at the National Science Foundation (NSF). This appointment is effective 13 December 2015.

Paul has been with NSF for the past five years, serving as Program Director for the Geomorphology and Frontiers in Earth System Dynamics Programs in the Division of Earth Sciences. Paul has also served in detail assignments as Program Director for Antarctic Glaciology as well as as Acting Section Head and Acting Division Director in the Division of Earth Sciences.

Prior to his work at NSF, he directed work on polar and global change science at the International Council for Science in Paris and at the Polar Research Board of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences. Paul has conducted research in Antarctica and the Arctic, and in the mountains of Switzerland, Pakistan, and Canada. His postdoc at the University of Wisconsin focused on Laurentide Ice Sheet dynamics. Paul earned his B.Sc. (Honors) from Manchester University, his M.Sc. from the University of Toronto, and his Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota.

Please join me in welcoming Paul to the Antarctic Sciences Section. Paul will be located in room 755.xx, and can be reached at pcutler at nsf.gov or 703-292-4961.


Scott Borg
Head, Antarctic Sciences
Division of Polar Programs
Geosciences Directorate
National Science Foundation