Rachael Shwom
Rachael Shwom
Environmental sociology, Organizational sociology, Global climate change

Cook Campus
School of Environmental and Biological Sciences
Dept of Human Ecology

Dr. Shwom conducts research that links sociology, psychology, engineering, economics, and public policy to investigate how social and political factors influence society’s responses to energy resource use and climate problems. More specifically, Rachael has studied public opinion on climate change, household behaviors to mitigate climate change, and NGO politics of energy and climate change in the U.S. and China.