Randall Cerveny is a professor of geographical sciences at ASU, where he has taught since 1986. He serves as Rapporteur on Extreme Records for the United Nations/World Meteorological Organization, and in this connection is responsible for researching and verifying global weather records. At ASU, he directs the meteorology program, and was awarded the title of President's Professor in recognition of his contributions to undergraduate education. He is contributing editor for the magazine Weatherwise, and is the author of numerous journal articles as well as two books, Freaks of the Storm, Thunder's Mouth Press, 2006, and Weather's Greatest Mysteries Solved!, Prometheus Books, 2009.
1986 - Ph.D. (Geography) University of Nebraska
1983 - M.A. (Geography) University of Nebraska
1981 - B.S. (Geography) University of Nebraska
2006 - World Meteorological Organization Rapporteur for Climate Extremes
2005 - President's Professor, Arizona State University
2001 - Fairbury Ambassador, Germanfest
1998 - Arizona State University College of Liberal Arts & Science Excellence In Teaching Award