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Ryan Cornell

Ryan Cornell

Instructor, School of Sustainability

School of Sustainability
Arizona State University
PO Box 875502
Tempe, AZ 85287-5502


  • Instructor, School of Sustainability


Ryan Cornell is a college mathematics and sustainability instructor who focuses on the quantitative elements of sustainability. He has a graduate degree in Mathematics Education, in addition to a graduate degree in Sustainability from Harvard University. Ryan’s research interests include Sustainable Transportation and Electric Vehicles and he recently spoke about the climate change mitigation potential of electric vehicles at the 10thInternational Conference on Climate Change: Impacts and Responses in Berkeley, CA. He currently lives in Scottsdale with his wife Lisa and their daughter Isla.


  • MA, Sustainability, Harvard University
  • MAED, Mathematics Education, University of Phoenix
  • BS, Political Science, Arizona State University

Thesis (Masters)


Cornell, R. 2017. The environmental benefits of electric vehicles as a function of renewable energy. Harvard Extension School. (link )