Director of Sustainability
Environmental psychology

Olin Rice 158A

Professor Manning’s research and teaching explore the cognitive, social and situational factors that influence people’s behavioral and lifestyle choices and how these choices positively or negatively impact natural systems.  She is particularly interested in people’s cognitive and emotional response to information about climate change.

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