Kimberly Colgan is a PhD candidate in Dr. Jason Hill's lab. Her dissertation focuses on food system transformation to meet the climate targets of the Paris Climate Agreement, and the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals. Her research is supported by a departmental fellowship in honor of Dr. Bill Wilcke. She is the department's current Council of Graduate Students (COGS) representative, and is the CFANS representative on the Dining Future Student Advisory Committee. Outside of school, she is involved with several climate and food justice organizations.
Areas of Interest
Food Systems, Climate, and the UN Sustainable Development Goals
Global food system emissions could preclude achieving the 1.5° and 2°C climate change targets https://science.sciencemag.org/content/370/6517/705.abstract