Diana Liverman

About Diana Liverman

For more and updated information please see my webpage http://liverman.faculty.arizona.edu/

Diana's research has focused on the human dimensions of global environmental change and her main research interests include climate impacts, vulnerability and adaptation, and climate policy and mitigation especially in the developing world. She also works on the political economy and political ecology of environmental management in the Americas, especially in Mexico.  Her current projects include work on climate justice (including the role of women in climate science, climate and poverty in Tucson, and climate in the new Sustainable Development Goals - SDGs), a study of the environmental impacts of NAFTA+20, societal response to megadrought, and the human dimensions of climate services and climate information provision.  

Her graduate students work on aspects of climate adaptation and policy and on food security mostly in the Americas

Research Interests

Climate impacts, vulnerability and adaptation, and climate policy and mitigation especially in the developing world. Political economy and political ecology of environmental management in the Americas, especially in Mexico. Food systems and climate. 

Selected Publications

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Contact Information

Diana Liverman
Regents' Professor
Telephone: 520-621-1652
Office: ENR2 S517

Degree(s)

PhD UCLA Geography

MS Toronto Geography

BA UCL Geography

Courses Taught

Human Dimensions of Global Environmental Change

World Regional Geography

International Environmental Governance

Research Design

Environmental Studies: Ideas and Institutions