The University of Arizona

Alison Meadow | CLIMAS

Research Scientist, Institute of the Environment

Alison M. Meadow is an Associate Research Professor in the Arizona Institutes for Resilience. Dr. Meadow has a background in environmental anthropology, Indigenous studies, and urban planning. Her research focuses on the process of linking scientists with decision makers to improve the usability of climate science, with a particular emphasis on evaluating the societal outcomes of such research partnerships. Through CLIMAS, Alison partners with communities in Arizona and New Mexico to support their climate adaptation planning efforts. In addition to her affiliation with CLIMAS, she is a principal investigator with the Department of the Interior’s Southwest Climate Adaptation Science Center (SW CASC).