Role at AK CASC: Graduate Fellow
Kristin Timm is a postdoctoral researcher with the Alaska Climate Adaptation Science Center. Drawing from theories in organizational communication, science and technology studies, and science and environmental communication, her research primarily focuses on interactions amongst people, teams, organizations, and the processes that enable or constrain the movement of information across different contexts and settings. As a social scientist, she uses qualitative, quantitative, and computational methods in her work.
Kristin has a PhD in communication from George Mason University where she worked with the Center for Climate Change Communication and studied communication related to the Fourth National Climate Assessment for her dissertation. Kristin studied rural development and natural resource management for her Bachelor’s degree and science communication for her Master’s degree — both at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. In addition to her formal education, she has over a decade of experience working as a science and environmental communication practitioner.
In addition to her role with the AK CASC, Kristin is also a faculty fellow with the new Climate Scholars Program in the Honors College at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.