Kaitlin Raimi

Outreach and Engagement Workshop

Researcher in psychological and social motivations of sustainable behaviors, Kaitlin Raimi will participate in the Outreach and Engagement Workshop of Summit Session 5 on November 20, at 10am central time.

Kaitlin Raimi’s Biography

Dr. Kaitlin Raimi is an assistant professor of public policy at the University of Michigan. As a social psychologist, she studies how psychological and social motivations promote or prevent sustainable behaviors, especially those related to climate change. Dr. Raimi is particularly interested in climate-change communication, how people compare their own beliefs and behaviors to those of other people, and how one adopting one sustainable behavior affects subsequent environmental actions and policy support. She also has ongoing work on people’s perceptions of climate-related technologies and beliefs about tampering with the natural world.

She completed a PhD in social psychology from Duke University and a postdoctoral fellowship at the Vanderbilt Institute for Energy & Environment.