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Irina Feygina

Behavioral Scientist for Climate and Clean Energy, Independent Researcher
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Irina Feygina, Ph.D., is a social psychologist who specializes in the behavioral aspects of policy and program development and implementation in domains of climate change mitigation and adaptation, clean technology adoption, energy efficiency, and sustainability, as well as climate communication and stakeholder outreach. She draws on the behavioral sciences and conflict facilitation approaches to consult climate and clean energy organizations, develop tools for environmental practitioners in public and private sectors, and support individuals and teams amidst organizational challenges, growth, and transitions.

Dr. Feygina has served as Director of Behavioral Science and Assessment at Climate Central, as a Fellow on the White House Social and Behavioral Sciences Team, and as a AAAS Congressional Fellow with Senator Michael Bennet (D-CO). She completed her doctorate at New York University, her post-doctoral work at Rutgers University, has published in diverse theoretical and applied peer-reviewed social science journals, and has had her work featured in New York Magazine, Psychology Today, Scientific American, and others.

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