Edward R. Carr is Professor and Director of International Development, Community, and Environment (IDCE) at Clark University. A geographer and anthropologist, Dr. Carr has more than twenty years of experience working at the interface of climate change adaptation and global development as an academic, through policy and technical positions with bilateral and multilateral development donors, and through various roles on global environmental assessments, including serving as a lead author for the ongoing IPCC AR6. His work contributes to fields including livelihoods studies; socio-ecological resilience; climate change adaptation; critical development studies; weather and climate services; gender, identity, and development; environmental migration; food security; and climate-smart agriculture. Drawing upon his academic and professional experience, he builds innovative academic units that advance development and adaptation goals by connecting research, teaching, policy, and implementation in novel ways, producing more impactful research and students.
Dr. Carr holds a Ph.D. in Geography from the University of Kentucky, a Ph.D. in Anthropology from Syracuse University, a MA in Anthropology from Syracuse University, and a BA in American Studies and Archaeology (with high distinction) from the University of Virginia.
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