Workshop Participants

Maya Almaraz

Dr. Maya Almaraz is trained as a biogeochemist, specializing in carbon and nitrogen cycling as they relate to food production, nutrient pollution, and climate change.…
Princeton University
ClimateWorks Foundation
The Swedish Royal Academy of Sciences (KVA)
International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT)
Xiamen University (XMU)
Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR)

Gayle Scarrow

Gayle gratefully lives and works on the traditional, unceded territories of the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) and Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish) Peoples. She is the Director, Knowledge…
Health Research BC

Rebecca Rasch

Rebecca Rasch is a Social Scientist at the Aspen Global Change Institute. Rebecca helps cultivate AGCI as a place for interdisciplinary and actionable science by…
Aspen Global Change Institute (AGCI)
University of California, Irvine

Maria Florencia Ercoli

Maria Florencia Ercoli earned her Ph.D. at the Universidad Nacional de Rosario, Argentina, under the mentorship of Dr. Javier Palatnik, where she explored miRNA-containing networks…
University of California, Davis
Precision Development (PxD)
University of Maine

Rajesh Tandon

Dr. Rajesh Tandon is an internationally acclaimed leader and practitioner of participatory research and development. He is Founder-President of Participatory Research in Asia (PRIA), a…
Participatory Research in Asia (PRIA)
South Africa Centre for Evidence (SACE)
The Pew Charitable Trusts
New York University Metro Center
Transforming Evidence
The Cat House

Perry Cabot

Dr. Perry Cabot received his Ph.D. in Agricultural Engineering and Land Resources from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and his B.S. in Civil Engineering from Colorado…
Colorado State University (CSU)

Naota Hanasaki

Naota Hanasaki is head of Climate Change Impacts Assessment Research Section, Center for Climate Change Adaptation at National Institute for Environmental Studies (NIES). Dr. Hanasaki…
National Institute for Environmental Studies Japan
Vienna University of Technology (TU Wien)
Vienna University of Technology (TU Wien)

Meha Jain

Meha Jain is an Associate Professor in the School for Environment and Sustainability at the University of Michigan. Her research examines how we can sustainably…
University of Michigan
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL)
Climate Analytics
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL)

Sonia Seneviratne

Sonia Seneviratne is Professor for Land-Climate Dynamics at ETH Zurich, where she was appointed in 2007. She is a climate scientist and environmental physicist. After…
ETH Zurich
Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)
University of Melbourne

Claudia Ringler

Claudia Ringler is Director, Natural Resources and Resilience in the Transformation Strategies Department at the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI). A thought leader on…
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

Mallika Nocco

Mallika Nocco is an Assistant Cooperative Extension Professor in Soil- Plant-Water Relations & Irrigation Management in the Department of Land, Air, and Water Resources at…
University of California, Davis

Lorenzo Rosa

Lorenzo Rosa is a Principal Investigator at the Department of Global Ecology at Carnegie Institution for Science at Stanford. Prior to joining Carnegie, he was…
Carnegie Science

Nathan Mueller

Nathan Mueller is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Ecosystem Science and Sustainability and the Department of Soil and Crop Sciences at Colorado State…
Colorado State University (CSU)

Oleksandr Mialyk

I am a last-year PhD Candidate focusing on historical water and land footprints of agriculture. Also, I work with other international teams to analyse climate…
University of Twente (UT)
National Taiwan University (NTU)
Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)
National Research Council of Italy, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (CNR)

Megan Konar

Megan Konar joined the CEE faculty in fall 2013. She holds a Ph.D. (2012) and an M.S. (2009), both in civil and environmental engineering, from…
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
High Plains Regional Climate Center (HPRCC)
NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS)

Roshan Jha

Hydrologist, Climate Science Student
Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
Centre national de la recherche scientifique (CNRS)
University of California, Irvine

Britt Wray

Britt Wray, PhD is an author and researcher working at the forefront of climate change and mental health. Her latest book Generation Dread: Finding Purpose…
Stanford University

Zhiwa Woodbury

Retired eco-defense attorney; climate psychology researcher/writer; author of “Climate Trauma: Towards a New Taxonomy of Trauma” (2019) and “Climate Trauma, Reconciliation & Recovery” (2022); currently…

Maria Vamvalis

I am an educator with experience in the public school system (K-12), as well as post-secondary and post-graduate education. I have facilitated professional learning for…
University of Toronto
RMIT University

LaUra Schmidt

LaUra (she/her) is the founding director of the Good Grief Network and the brain behind the “10-Steps to Resilience & Empowerment in a Chaotic Climate”…
Good Grief Network