Communicating science for impact

Department of Hydrology and Atmospheric Sciences
4 pm on Thursday, April 14, 2022
Available via zoom & in person in Harshbarger 110
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Caitlyn Hall
Assistant Professor of Practice, Honors College, W.A. Franke Honors College, University of Arizona


Science and engineering do not exist in a vacuum and our work has every day impacts on society and policy. To make an intentional impact, we must grow and evolve our communication skills. In this hands-on session, we will discuss lessons learned for engaging with stakeholders and put these into practice.


Caitlyn Hall focuses on integrating climate change and natural hazard resilience, science policy and communication, and environmental justice. She works with community, industry, and government leaders to develop best solutions to best address a community’s challenges and values. Her other interests look at soil and water remediation, sustainability, and food security. She advises decision-makers to develop equitable legislation and founded the Arizona Science Policy Network. Hall earned her Ph.D. in Environmental Engineering at Arizona State University and B.S. and M.S. at the University of Arizona. She leads the Future Earth Resilience minor program at the W.A. Franke Honors College and holds a joint appointment with the Honors College, the Department of Biosystems Engineering, and Biosphere 2.