Stacy-Ann M. Robinson

Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies

Phone: 207-859-5364
Fax: 207-859-5369
Robinson, Stacy-Ann M.

Areas of Expertise

  • Climate change adaptation
  • Small island developing states
  • Adaptation finance

Courses Currently Teaching

CourseCourse Title
ES234 AInternational Environmental Policy
ES368 AGlobal Climate Policy
ES493 BEnvironmental Policy Practicum

Professional Information

Dr Stacy-ann Robinson is Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies at Colby College. She primarily teaches International Environmental Policy and Global Climate Policy, and her pedagogy emphasizes team- and problem-based approaches. Her scholarship investigates the human, social and policy dimensions of climate change adaptation in small island developing states, with a special focus on adaptation finance, an area in which she is a Certified Expert.

Dr Robinson is a Contributing Author to Chapter 15 (Small Islands) of Working Group II’s contribution to the Sixth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, due to be finalized in 2021. Her work has appeared in Environmental Science and Policy, Climatic Change, Regional Environmental Change, and other leading journals.

Prior to Colby, Dr Robinson was a Voss Postdoctoral Research Associate in Environment and Society at Brown University. And before that, the Fox-Zucker Fellow (Environmental Stewardship and Multilevel Governance) at Yale University where she researched climate resilience and transformation in the Caribbean.

Dr Robinson earned her PhD in Global Environmental Change from The Australian National University, and was an Australia Awards Scholar and Leadership Awardee. She also holds a BSc in International Relations and Political Science from the University of the West Indies, Mona, postgraduate qualifications in Environmental Diplomacy, and Oceans Law and Policy, and an MSc in International Development with a specialization in Environment and Development from the University of Manchester where she was a Chevening Scholar.

Outside of academia, Dr Robinson has over 10 years’ experience in the government, non-profit and private sectors, including time spent representing the Government of Jamaica in the Second Committee (Economic and Financial) of the United Nations General Assembly and the International Seabed Authority.


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