Associate Professor (NTT) of Environmental Studies
Environmental psychology

Olin-Rice 158A

Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Christie Manning (she/her) has been teaching in the Environmental Studies Department at Macalester College in Minnesota since 2008. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Human Factors Engineering from Tufts University and a Ph.D. in Cognitive and Biological Psychology from the University of Minnesota. Christie’s research focuses on how people respond to the climate crisis, and she is particularly interested in the psychological circumstances that motivate community-level action. Recent co-authored publications include a report from the American Psychological Association and ecoAmerica, Mental Health and our Changing Climate, and a 2021 academic textbook, Psychology for Sustainability. Christie is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association and the Society for Environmental, Population, and Conservation Psychology (Division 34 of the APA).

  • BSc in Human Factors Engineering (Engineering Psychology), Tufts Univ. School of Engineering, 1989
  • PhD in Psychology, University of Minnesota, 2000