Director of Sustainability and Environmental Studies Faculty Member
Environmental psychology

1657 Lincoln, Room 105


Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Christie Manning is the Director of Sustainability and faculty member in the department of Environmental Studies at Macalester College in Saint Paul, Minnesota. Dr. Manning 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. Her recent co-authored publications include a 2021 academic textbook, Psychology for Sustainability, a 2018 edited volume, Psychology and Climate Change, and a 2017 review article in the journal Science, “Beyond the roots of human inaction: Fostering collective effort toward ecosystem conservation.” Her research focuses on how people respond to the climate crisis, and she is particularly interested in the psychological circumstances that motivate community-level climate action.

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