Climate Change Advocacy and Ad Hominem Attacks

Shahzeen Attari
Friday, October 5, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Gowen 1A (Olson Room)

Shahzeen Attari‘s research focuses on the psychology of resource use and climate change. Her work draws on cognitive and environmental science, and focuses on perceptions, motivations, and biases of how people understand complex systems and how to motivate behavior change. She is an Associate Professor at the School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA) at Indiana University Bloomington. She was a postdoctoral fellow at the Earth Institute and the Center for Research on Environmental Decisions (CRED) at Columbia University. She holds a PhD in Civil and Environmental Engineering & Engineering and Public Policy from Carnegie Mellon University, and a Bachelors of Science in Engineering Physics from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She is currently an Andrew Carnegie Fellow.