Lisa Reyes Mason
Science and Research Workshop
Associate Professor at the University of Denver Graduate School of Social Work and climate researcher, Lisa Reyes Mason will participate in the Science and Research Workshop of Summit Session 3 on October 23, at 10:45am central time.
Lisa Reyes Mason’s Biography
Dr. Lisa Reyes Mason is an Associate Professor at the University of Denver Graduate School of Social Work. She studies climate change and social justice through community-engaged and interdisciplinary research.
Dr. Mason’s current interests include urban green infrastructure, health and financial impacts of weather extremes, and a just transition away from fossil fuels. She co-edited the book People and Climate Change: Vulnerability, Adaptation, and Social Justice. Dr. Mason also co-leads the American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare’s grand challenge to Create Social Responses to a Changing Environment.
Dr. Mason has been funded by the National Science Foundation, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. She received her PhD and MSW from the Brown School, Washington University in St. Louis, and her BA from the University of Pennsylvania.