Catherine Pomposi and U.S. Climate Policy

Catherine Pomposi ’10 (CLAS), an individualized major in Environmental Analysis (double major with statistics), is currently a Climate Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor for the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). She was recently interviewed by Addison Magrath ’23 (SFA) for UConn Today. In the article, Catherine describes her major and how it set the foundation for her graduate work in climate science. She also describes her work in then-Senator Kamala Harris’ office, where she contributed to legislation on climate adaptation and resilience, reflects on the skills that she learned at UConn, and offers advice to students with similar professional goals. To read the article, please follow this link.

An evening view of the campus skyline on Sept. 20, 2015. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)