For additional information about Communicating Climate Change, contact Kate Crawford.
As the Director of International Relations at the Association of Science-Technology Centers in Washington, DC, Walter Staveloz develops strategic initiatives to position ASTC and its members as recognized leaders in public understanding of science, by establishing international goals that address strategic objectives for ASTC and its members, and conceptualizing projects for international participation that focus on topics of interest to a worldwide audience.
Prior to his work at ASTC, Walter was the Executive Director of the European Network of Science Centres and Museums (Ecsite) and the Secretary General, Focus Research at the Belgian Association for the Advancement of Science.
Anthony Leiserowitz, Ph.D
Anthony Leiserowitz is Director of the Yale Project on Climate Change and a Research Scientist at the School of Forestry and Environmental Studies at Yale University. He is also a principal investigator at the Center for Research on Environmental Decisions at Columbia University.
He is a widely recognized expert on American and international public opinion on global warming, including public perception of climate change risks, support and opposition for climate policies, and willingness to make individual behavioral change. His research investigates the psychological, cultural, political, and geographic factors that drive public environmental perception and behavior.
Rick Bonney is director of program development and evaluation at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, where he has worked since 1983. He is co-founder of the Lab’s citizen science program, and his research focuses on 1) developing projects in which the public actively participates in scientific investigation and environmental conservation and 2) understanding the social and educational impacts of public participation in research.
He also advises numerous projects throughout North America that are developing exhibits, curricula, interactive web sites, and community programs focused on science.
Eliene Augenbraun is the founder and CEO of ScienCentral, Inc. With a Ph.D. in Biology (Columbia University), a D.O. (NY College of Osteopathic Medicine), an NIH Postdoctoral Research Fellowship (Johns Hopkins School of Medicine), and AAAS Diplomacy Fellowship (US Agency for International Development), she does what she loves best: creating science stories for a broad public audience. She has written widely on science communications, informal science learning, democratization, and career development.
Kate Crawford is the Communicating Climate Change Project Manager at the Association of Science-Technology Centers in Washington, DC. Prior to joining the C3 Project, Kate worked as the Policy & Communications Director for a US Congressional campaign and as an organizer on social and political campaigns in the US and overseas. She earned her BS in Physics from MIT.