Maggie Allan provides day-to-day leadership and management of Graham's faculty-focused programming, including the Carbon Neutrality Acceleration Program, Catalyst Grants, and collaborative research support services. In this role, Maggie supports a wide range of collaborative and engaged research activities that involve faculty researchers, decision-makers and key stakeholders in outlining viable pathways toward sustainability. This includes management of competitive grant processes, collaborative processes, outreach efforts, and program evaluation.
Maggie joined the Graham Sustainability Institute in 2013 with a background in ecology and public policy and experience working in multiple sectors on conservation, development, and policy projects. She provided environmental consulting services for energy, commercial, and industrial development clients in the Midwest and Southeast, and she has worked for government, non-profit, and research organizations including the National Park Service, National Wildlife Foundation, Pew Center for Global Climate Change, and New England Aquarium. Maggie earned her M.P.P/M.S. from the University of Michigan Ford School of Public Policy and School for Natural Resources and Environment, and a B.A. in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology from Brown University.