Environmental Social Scientist
Caitie Nigrelli is IISG’s environmental social scientist. Caitie is focused on communities interested or involved with the Great Lakes Legacy Act, which provides resources to clean up U.S. EPA Areas of Concern. Caitie works on outreach related to contaminant remediation and restoration (including economic and societal benefits), user needs assessments, communications plans, case studies, and much more. She is located in the U.S. EPA Great Lakes National Program Office in Chicago.
Caitie recently finished her M.S. in the Department of Human Dimensions of Natural Resources at Colorado State University. Her graduate work combined communication, collaborative conservation, and education to build the adaptive capacity and resilience of local communities. She has participated in a number of research projects focused on the connection of people and nature. She has some teaching experience and has worked for Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks.
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Great Lakes National Program Office
77 W. Jackson Blvd., (G-17J)
Chicago, IL 60604