People & Partners

  • Edward Maibach

    Edward Maibach

    Edward Maibach – a Mason distinguished University Professor – is a communication scientist who is expert in the uses of…

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  • Bob Inglis

    Bob Inglis

    Bob Inglis was elected to the U.S. Congress in 1992, having never run for office before. He represented Greenville-Spartanburg, South…

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  • Mona Sarfaty

    Mona Sarfaty

    Mona Sarfaty, MD MPH FAAFP, is the Director of the Program on Climate and Health within the Center for Climate…

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  • John Kotcher

    John Kotcher

    John Kotcher, Ph.D. is a Research Assistant Professor at George Mason University’s Center for Climate Change Communication where he conducts…

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  • Connie Roser-Renouf, PhD

    Connie Roser-Renouf, PhD

    Connie Roser-Renouf is an Associate Research Professor at the Center for Climate Change Communication at George Mason University. Her research…

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  • Teresa Myers

    Teresa Myers

    Teresa Myers is an Assistant Research Professor at the Center for Climate Change Communication at George Mason University. She is…

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  • William A. Yagatich

    William A. Yagatich

    William A. Yagatich (Ph.D., University of Maryland, College Park) is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Center for Climate Change…

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  • John Cook

    John Cook

    John Cook is a research assistant professor at the Center for Climate Change Communication at George Mason University, researching cognitive…

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  • Chris Clarke

    Chris Clarke

    Chris Clarke is an Associate Professor in the Department of Communication at George Mason University as well as a 4C…

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  • Mohamed Ahmed

    Mohamed Ahmed

    Mohamed “Moe” Ahmed is currently the Operations Manager at the Center for Climate Change Communication (4C).  Initially an undergraduate research…

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  • Wendy Cook

    Wendy Cook

    Wendy Cook is the Manager of Digital Communication and Research with our Program on Climate and Health. Her work includes…

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  • Kate Hoppe

    Kate Hoppe

    Kate Hoppe, MPH, MA, is a public health practitioner who has contributed to private and public sectors from community-based non-profits,…

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  • Colin Nackerman

    Colin Nackerman

    Colin Nackerman is a Climate Program Specialist with the Health and Climate Solutions Hub at the Center for Climate Change…

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  • Beverly Harp

    Beverly Harp

    Beverly Harp is the Manager of Digital Communication and Research with our Program on Climate and Health. Her work includes…

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  • Robert Gould

    Robert Gould

    Rob is the founder and President/CEO of One Degree Strategies, a consultancy dedicated to encouraging decision makers to adopt policies…

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  • Mark Mitchell

    Mark Mitchell

    Mark Mitchell M.D., MPH, FACPM is a senior member of our Program on Climate and Health team. A preventive medicine physician…

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  • Kristin Timm

    Kristin Timm

    Kristin Timm is a second year doctoral student in the Department of Communication, and a research assistant in the Center…

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  • Shaelyn Patzer

    Shaelyn Patzer

    Shaelyn Patzer is a PhD candidate at George Mason University, specializing in science, climate, and strategic communication. She has nearly…

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  • Gina Fiorile

    Gina Fiorile

    Gina Fiorile is a graduate student at George Mason University studying Science Communication. She is a former Graduate Research Assistant…

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  • Sammi Tuckerman

    Sammi Tuckerman

    Sammi Tuckerman is a PhD student in Communications, a Graduate Teaching Assistant, and a Researcher at the Center for Climate…

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  • Eryn Campbell

    Eryn Campbell

    Eryn Campbell is a doctoral student and a Presidential Scholar in the Department of Communication. Her research interests broadly include…

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  • Amanda Borth

    Amanda Borth

    Amanda Borth is a doctoral student in the Department of Communication at George Mason University (GMU). Her research interests are…

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  • Adebanke L. Adebayo

    Adebanke L. Adebayo

    Adebanke L. Adebayo is a Ph.D. candidate at the Department of Communication at George Mason University. Her research interest is in…

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  • Margaret Orr

    Margaret Orr

    Margaret Orr is a PhD student in the George Mason University Department of Communication. Her research interests include climate change…

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  • Rochelle Davidson Mhonde

    Rochelle Davidson Mhonde

    Rochelle Davidson Mhonde is a doctoral student in the Communication department at George Mason University, concentrating in health and strategic…

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  • Savannah Martincic

    Savannah Martincic

    Savannah is an Honors College student at George Mason University majoring in communication with a concentration in journalism and minoring…

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  • Benjamin Hubbert

    Benjamin Hubbert

    Benjamin Hubbert is a Master's student in the Department of Communication. His research interests include employee-led sustainability efforts in hospitals…

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  • Xiaoquan Zhao

    Xiaoquan Zhao

    Xiaoquan Zhao is an Associate Professor in the Department of Communication at George Mason University and a faculty affiliate in…

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  • Sojung Claire Kim

    Sojung Claire Kim

    Sojung Claire Kim is an assistant professor and a director of the Communication, Health, and Relational Media (CHARM) lab in…

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  • Andrew Light

    Andrew Light

    Andrew Light is University Professor and Director of the Institute for Philosophy and Public Policy at George Mason University.  He…

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  • Richard T Craig

    Richard T Craig

    Dr. Craig is an Associate Professor of Communication at George Mason University. He has been a part of the university…

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  • Anthony Leiserowitz

    Anthony Leiserowitz

    Anthony Leiserowitz, Ph.D. is Director of the Yale Program on Climate Change Communication at the Yale School of Forestry &…

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  • Seth Rosenthal

    Seth Rosenthal

    Seth serves as research methodologist at YPCCC, with a particular focus on survey methodology. Before joining YPCCC in August 2013,…

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  • Matthew Goldberg

    Matthew Goldberg

    Matthew is an Associate Research Scientist at the Yale Program on Climate Change Communication at Yale University. His research focuses…

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  • Lauren Feldman

    Lauren Feldman

    Lauren Feldman is an Assistant Professor in the School of Communication & Information at Rutgers University. Her research focuses on…

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  • Mohammad Tarikul Islam

    Mohammad Tarikul Islam

    Dr Mohammad Tarikul Islam is an Associate Professor of Government and Politics at Jahangirnagar University in Bangladesh. He was the…

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  • Thomas S. Bateman

    Thomas S. Bateman

    Thomas S. Bateman is Bank of America Eminent Scholar at the McIntire School of Commerce, University of Virginia.  Tom’s field…

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  • Parrish Bergquist

    Parrish Bergquist

    Parrish is a political scientist focused on state politics and environmental policy in the U.S. Her research examines political representation,…

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  • Matthew Ballew

    Matthew Ballew

    Matthew Ballew, Ph.D., specializes in social psychology, survey research, and data analysis. His research focuses on the individual, social, and…

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  • Sander van der Linden

    Sander van der Linden

    Sander van der Linden, Ph.D., is a University Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Social Psychology at the University of Cambridge, where…

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  • Abel Gustafson

    Abel Gustafson

    Abel Gustafson’s research develops more effective strategies for communicating science topics to the public. He has published research on how…

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  • Sara Cobb

    Sara Cobb

    Dr. Sara Cobb, (Ph.D., University of Massachusetts, Amherst) is a Professor at The School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution (S-CAR)…

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  • Emily Vraga

    Emily Vraga

    Emily Vraga is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication at George Mason University. Her research focuses on how…

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  • Jagadish Thaker

    Jagadish Thaker

    JT or JAGADISH THAKER (Ph.D. George Mason University) is a Lecturer at the School of Communication, Journalism and Marketing, Massey…

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  • June A. Flora

    June A. Flora

    June A. Flora, PhD, is a senior research scientist at Stanford University’s Human Sciences and Technologies Advanced Research Institute (HSTAR)…

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  • David Sleeth-Keppler

    David Sleeth-Keppler

    David Sleeth-Keppler is an associate professor of sustainable marketing at Humboldt State University (a California State University) and Senior Consultant…

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  • Joanna Nurmis

    Joanna Nurmis

    Joanna Nurmis is a researcher and communicator based in the Bay Area. In 2017, she obtained her PhD in Journalism…

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  • Melinda R. Weathers

    Melinda R. Weathers

    Dr. Melinda R. Weathers is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication Studies at Clemson University. Her scholarly interests…

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  • Yale Program on Climate Change Communication

    Yale Program on Climate Change Communica

    Our fortuitous and highly productive partnership with YPCCC began in 2007, the day we opened our doors. Earlier that year,…

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  • American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology

    American Academy of Allergy, Asthma 

    Our partnership with the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology began in 2014 when we surveyed their members about…

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  • American Academy of Pediatrics

    American Academy of Pediatrics

      Our partnership with the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) began in 2013, when we collaborated with AAP members in…

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  • American Thoracic Society

    American Thoracic Society

    Our partnership with the American Thoracic Society began in 2013 when we surveyed their members about climate change and health. …

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  • American Meteorological Society

    American Meteorological Society

    Our partnership with American Meteorological Society (AMS) began in 2009, when they helped us conduct a highly ambitious census survey…

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  • Climate Central

    Climate Central

    Our partnership with Climate Central began in 2009, when we jointly proposed an NSF research grant to explore the potential…

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  • National Association of County and City Health Officials

    National Association of County and City

    In 2008 and 2012, we collaborated with the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) on national surveys…

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  • National Medical Association

    National Medical Association

    Our partnership with the National Medical Association began in 2013 when we surveyed their members about climate change and health. …

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  • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

    National Oceanic and Atmospheric Adminis

    Our partnership with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) began in 2010, when we jointly proposed – with Climate Central,…

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  • Physicians for Social Responsibility

    Physicians for Social Responsibility

    PSR mobilizes physicians and health professionals to advocate for climate solutions and a nuclear weapons-free world. PSR’s health advocates contribute…

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  • Energy Foundation

    Energy Foundation

    The Energy Foundation's Climate Program seeks to build support for effective policies that would put a price on carbon and help…

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  • Grantham Foundation

    Grantham Foundation

    The Grantham Foundation supports communication and collaboration in environmental protection, with an emphasis on climate change. The foundation focuses on…

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  • Linden Trust for Conservation

    Linden Trust for Conservation

    Founded in 2006 by Larry Linden, formerly a Partner at McKinsey and Goldman Sachs, the Linden Trust for Conservation (LTC)…

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  • NASA

    NASA

    NASA monitors Earth's vital signs from land, air and space with a fleet of satellites and ambitious airborne and ground-based…

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  • National Science Foundation

    National Science Foundation

    Climate has a pervasive effect on the U.S. through its impact on the environment, natural resources, and the economy. To…

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  • Rockefeller Family Fund

    Rockefeller Family Fund

    Since 2006, the Rockefeller Family Fund (RFF) has focused its Environment program almost exclusively on climate change. The program emphasizes…

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  • Town Creek Foundation

    Town Creek Foundation

    Since 2006 Maryland has taken major steps to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions from cars and power plants, and to…

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  • National Park Service

    National Park Service

    Our partnership with the National Park Service started in 2012, when we jointly developed a climate change communication summer internship…

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  • Climate Museum

    Climate Museum

    Our partnership with The Climate Museum began in 2014, before it existed as a legal entity*, when the museum’s director,…

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  • Autonomy Co-op

    Autonomy Co-op

    Autonomy Co-op is a creative agency with offices in Portland, OR, and Washington, DC. Our team of strategists, designers, engineers,…

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