Climate Outreach Specialist
Carolinas Integrated Sciences & Assessments
University of South Carolina
Amanda Farris is the Climate Outreach Specialist for CISA. Her work centers on bridging the gap between climate science research and stakeholder communities by supporting engagement with decision makers throughout the Carolinas and the Southeast. She leads the production of a variety of communications and outreach materials to disseminate CISA research findings and project results. Serving as co-chair for the Southeast and Caribbean Climate Community of Practice, she is also the lead planner for the biennial Carolinas Climate Resilience Conference as well as conducting research to improve the monitoring and reporting of drought impacts through citizen science as part of the National Integrated Drought Information System (NIDIS) Drought Early Warning System (DEWS) in the Carolinas.