Director of Sustainability and Environmental Studies Faculty Member
Environmental psychology

1657 Lincoln, Room 105
651-696-6164

Website: http://www.macalester.edu/~cmanning/

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