H. Sterling Burnett, Ph.D.

H. Sterling Burnett, Ph.D.

Senior Fellow


H. Sterling Burnett, Ph.D. is one of the country's leading authorities on energy and environmental issues.

He is the lead analyst of the National Center for Policy Analysis' E-Team -- one of the largest collections of energy and environmental policy experts and scientists who believe that sound science, economic prosperity and protecting the environment can go hand in hand.

Burnett routinely discusses energy and environmental policy on national television and radio networks, including CNN Headline News, Fox News, and CNBC. His commentaries and articles have appeared in publications such as USA Today, The Washington Times, Washington Post, The Dallas Morning News, Houston Chronicle, Rocky Mountain News, and the Miami Herald.

A recognized scholar, Burnett has written on numerous topics that affect every American, including government environmental policy, offshore drilling, global warming, endangered species, and public lands.

He has held various positions in professional and public policy organizations, including serving as a member of the Environment and Natural Resources Task Force in the Texas Comptroller's e-Texas commission, board of directors of the Dallas Woods and Water Conservation Club, and advisor for the American Legislative Exchange Council's Natural Resources Task Force.

Burnett received his Ph.D. in 2001 from Bowling Green State University. He also received degrees from Southern Methodist University.

For more information, contact NCPA public affairs at (800) 859-1154 or Sterling.Burnett@ncpa.org.