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Emily Cloyd

Public Participation and Engagement Coordinator, National Climate Assessment/ US Global Change Research Program

Emily Cloyd

Emily Therese Cloyd is the public participation and engagement coordinator for the National Climate Assessment, working in the US Global Change Research Program National Coordination Office. In this role, she coordinates the development and implementation of the NCA stakeholder engagement strategy, assists with the development and implementation of the NCA communications strategy, facilitates the planning and implementation of Assessment-related workshops, contributes to the production of Assessment-related products, and serves as a liaison between the Assessment and USGCRP research elements.  Emily joined the National Climate Assessment full time in 2010; prior to this she served as coordinator for the carbon cycle and ecosystems research elements at USGCRP (2007-2010). As a Dean John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellow (2006), she served as modeling coordinator at the NOAA Center for Sponsored Coastal Ocean Research. She holds a Master's in Conservation Biology (State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry) and a Bachelor's in Plant Biology (University of Michigan), and is currently pursuing a PhD in Environmental and Natural Resources Policy at SUNY-ESF. Her research focuses on the role of the NCA as a boundary organization and its ability to serve as a vehicle for advancing science and decision making.