Graduate Fellows Bio
Krista Badiane (formerly Gullo)
Krista Gullo is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in the School of Natural Resources and Environment at the University of Michigan. Krista joined Ford Motor Company in 2002 and served as manager, Sustainable Business Strategies for Ford Motor Company. In this role, she was primarily responsible for producing Ford's award-winning Sustainability Report, and coordinating the company's socially responsible investing strategy. Krista also developed an internal sustainability communication and education strategy for the Company including development of an intranet site and a learning community for employees. Krista received a B.A. and B.S. in Anthropology and Environmental Policy from the University of Michigan and studied briefly in London, England and Dakar, Senegal. She completed her Masters of Environmental Management at Duke University.
Krista’s graduate research focuses on climate change as a social change process within existing institutions and their interfaces with one another.