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Katie Johnson is a researcher at the Euro-Mediterranean Center on Climate Change (CMCC), Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, and the European Institute on Economics and the Environment (EIEE). She obtained her PhD in Science and Management of Climate Change at Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia, and holds a MA in Climate and Society from Columbia University and a BA in Environmental Analysis and Policy from Boston University. She has conducted research at both the Center for Climate Systems Research and the Columbia Water Center at The Earth Institute in New York City, and at FEEM in Venice.
Within the ECIP division at [email protected]’Foscari, Katie’s research focuses on the assessment of local and urban adaptation policies and practices. She recently completed the Interreg Italy-Croatia project Adriadapt and is currently involved in Accelerating and upscaling transformational adaptation in Europe: demonstration of water-related innovation packages (TransformAr). Katie also works at the science-policy interface, supporting the European Environment Agency through the European Topic Center on Climate Change Impacts, Vulnerabilities, and Adaptation (Monitoring and evaluation of national adaptation strategies and plans, European Climate and Health Observatory, Climate-ADAPT). Furthermore, in the Communication & Media Office, Katie is Assistant Editor of the European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists’ publication EAERE Magazine.