I am a researcher, an educator and a practitioner. Broadly speaking, I’m interested in uncovering and sharing the insights that the behavioral sciences (e.g., psychology, sociology, anthropology, communication) have to offer when it comes to confronting the major environmental, social and public health issues we face. My background is in psychology, communication and sustainability.

I completed my PhD in Environmental Sciences, Studies and Policy at the University of Oregon in 2012. Currently, I am a postdoctoral fellow at the Earth Institute and Center for Research on Environmental Decisions at Columbia University. I am also a visiting postdoctoral research associate with the Communicating Uncertainty research group at Princeton University and a Fellow at the FrameWorks Institute. Starting in September 2014, I will be an Assistant Professor in the Department of Environmental Conservation at UMass Amherst.