About

About

Vision

We believe that, in the coming years, Georgia can emerge as a clear leader on climate change with a track record of rigorous analysis and constructive engagement among diverse groups leading to practical, science-based solutions that reduce risks and maximize opportunities associated with a changing climate.

Partners

Founding partners

Emory University
Georgia Institute of Technology
University of Georgia

Academic partners

Agnes Scott College
Columbus State University
Georgia Southern University
Spelman College
University of North Georgia

Funders

Ray C. Anderson Foundation
Ray C. Anderson Foundation

The Ray C. Anderson Foundation seeks to promote a sustainable society by supporting and pioneering initiatives that harmonize society, business, and the environment.

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Team

Leadership team

Daniel Rochberg
Daniel Rochberg

Instructor, Environmental Health and Environmental Sciences, Emory University

Marilyn Brown
Marilyn Brown

Regents' and Brook Byers Professor of Sustainable Systems, School of Public Policy, Georgia Tech

Kim Cobb
Kim Cobb

Georgia Power Chair, Professor of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, ADVANCE Professor of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Georgia Tech

Marshall Shepherd
Marshall Shepherd

Georgia Athletic Association Distinguished Professor of Atmospheric Sciences and Geography, University of Georgia

Patricia Yager
Patricia Yager

Professor, Marine Sciences and Director, UGA Initiative on Climate and Society

Academic partner representatives

Susan Kidd
Susan Kidd

Executive Director, Center for Sustainability, and Environmental & Part Time Faculty, Sustainability Studies, Agnes Scott College

Kerrie Sendall
Kerrie Sendall

Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, Georgia Southern University

Fatemeh Shafiei
Fatemeh Shafiei

Chair, Political Science and Director, Environmental Studies Program, Spelman College

Jamie Mitchem
Jamie Mitchem

Professor, Geography/GIS, University of North Georgia

Melissa Hopkinson
Melissa Hopkinson

Lecturer, Institute for Environmental and Spatial Analysis, University of North Georgia

Coordinating Group

Claudia Brown
Claudia Brown

Project Manager, Georgia Climate Project

Alice Favero
Alice Favero

Visiting Assistant Professor and Lecturer, School of Public Policy, Georgia Tech

Jill Gambill
Jill Gambill

Coastal Resilience Specialist, University of Georgia Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant

Mark Johnson
Mark Johnson

Senior Lecturer, Journalism, University of Georgia

Jill Gambill
Pam Knox

Agricultural Climatologist, University of Georgia

Miranda Mitchell
Miranda Mitchell

Graduate Assistant, Emory University

Emily Paffhausen
Emily Paffhausen

Graduate Assistant, Emory University

Rachel Usher
Rachel Usher

Graduate Assistant, Emory University