Rachel Gurney


Faculty Associate

Dr. Rachel M. Gurney (she/her/hers) is an environmental sociologist with a B.A. in journalism, an M.S. in environmental science, and a Ph.D. in sociology. Her current research focuses on climate adaptation, socio-political dimensions of climate change, and food insecurity. Rachel specializes in interdisciplinary research bridging social and natural sciences, teaching environmental sociology, and communicating research to the public. She has years of experience in the environmental field, including advocacy and outreach for national and international environmental organizations, teaching and research, and publishing and editing social science environmental research for a variety of audiences and publication platforms.

Personal Website: https://www.rachelmgurney.com/

Dr. Gurney’s Publications and Presentations: https://www.rachelmgurney.com/publications