Christina Greene

Assistant Research Scientist, AIR Climate Assessment for the Southwest

Christina Greene is a human-environment geographer studying how people know and experience climate. She uses qualitative research methods and draws from political ecology and human dimensions of global change to understand the impacts of climate hazards such as drought, aridity, and wildfires. Her research also seeks to understand how to center equity and justice in climate services. As a research scientist with Climate Assessment for the Southwest (CLIMAS) at AIR, she works with interdisciplinary teams on climate vulnerability, adaptation, and resilience in the Southwest.


  • PhD, Geography and Development, University of Arizona
  • MA, International Affairs Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Affairs
  • BA, International Relations, Stanford University