PhD Candidate
University of California, Berkeley

Tamma Carleton

Tamma is a PhD student in Agricultural & Resource Economics at UC Berkeley, specializing in climate change impacts and adaptation. As a Rhodes Scholar, Tamma earned an MSc. in Environmental Change & Management and an MSc. in Economics for Development at University of Oxford, where she worked on postharvest climate change adaptation strategies and spatial integration of food markets in East African subsistence farming systems. She was awarded the George Webb Medley prize for best performance in development economics and was Coordinator of the interdisciplinary Oxford Food Security Forum. She has a BA in Economics (summa cum laude) from Lewis & Clark College in Portland, Oregon. Tamma’s doctoral research seeks to improve understanding of the impacts of climate change, society’s ability to adapt to those impacts, and the potential feedback loops between adaptation and mitigation.