Bio: Terin Mayer was the project manager for the Climate Impact Lab from May 2017 to 2018 and earned his MPP at the Goldman School of Public Policy, UC Berkeley. Before graduate school, he worked with progressive community-based nonprofits and labor unions in Minnesota to build organizational strength and leverage grassroots engagement into winning issue and electoral campaigns. Terin received his bachelor’s degree in Philosophy (magna cum laude) from Carleton College. He spent ten years of his childhood in Bolivia, Spain, and Chile with his sister and parents, an elementary school educator and a US Air Force officer. Terin is currently a PhD student at the University of Minnesota.
Fields of Interest: Food and agricultural systems; the political economy of natural resource use; climate change mitigation and adaptation policy, especially impacts on public goods and in-group/out-group dynamics.