Susanne C. Moser

Susanne Moser, Ph.D., is Director and Principal Researcher of Susanne Moser Research & Consulting in Hadley, Massachusetts. She also is an Affiliated Faculty in the Department of Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst and a Research Faculty in the Environmental Studies Department at Antioch University New England.

While based in California (2008-18), Moser was also a Social Science Research Fellow at the Woods Institute for the Environment at Stanford University and a Research Associate at the University of California-Santa Cruz, Institute for Marine Sciences. Prior to that, she served as a Research Scientist at the National Center for Atmospheric Research in Boulder, Colorado; was a staff scientist for climate change at the Union of Concerned Scientists; and a research fellow at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government and at the Heinz Center in Washington, DC.

Susi’s work focuses on equitable adaptation and transformation in the face of climate change and interlocking stresses; on climate change communication in support of social change; decision support and the interaction between scientists, policy-makers and the public. She is a geographer by training (Ph.D. 1997, Clark University) with an interests in how social science can inform society’s responses to the existential challenges arising from the climate crisis. She has worked in coastal areas, urban and rural communities, with forest-reliant communities, and on human health issues.

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