The University of Arizona

Alison Meadow | CLIMAS

Staff Scientist, Center for Climate Adaptation Science and Solutions
Institute of the Environment

Alison Meadow joined the Institute in 2012. She is currently the Staff Scientist for the Center for Climate Adaptation Science and Solutions (CCASS). Prior to joining CCASS, she was the program manager for Southwest Climate Science Center. Alison has a background in Environmental Anthropology and her research focuses on the process of linking scientists with stakeholders to co-produce climate science knowledge. She also works on several multi-disciplinary teams focused on helping emergency and resource managers, particularly those in tribal communities, plan for and adapt to climate change. Alison’s previous work includes research on the impact of local food system development and adaptation to climate change in the arctic, research on improving educational outcomes for Alaska Native students in Fairbanks, AK, and assessing and planning for urban green space in Tucson, AZ. Prior to joining the Institute, Alison was an assistant research scientist in the Department of Soil, Water and Environmental Science. She also holds an adjunct appointment in the School of Natural Resources and the Environment.