Robert Stafford is a Research Associate, focusing on Transportation Electrification and Grid Resiliency, and a part of the Electric School Bus Initiative.

Robert comes to WRI from San Diego Gas & Electric, where he was the lead designer for their Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Program. He has also previously worked for Apple, and as an environmental educator in the San Bernadino National Forest and upstate Maine.

Robert holds a M.A. in Sustainable Energy from Johns Hopkins University's School of Advanced International Studies, as well as B.A.s in Earth & Planetary Science, and Global Enivronmental Change & Sustainability from Johns Hopkins University.

Raised in Boston, MA, Robert now lives in San Diego, CA with his wife, Julia, their dog, Brigantine, and two cats, Sebastian and Greyson. There he enjoys scuba diving, watching NWSL games, and attending San Diego Comic Con.