Amanda Carrico

Assistant Professor

University of Colorado Boulder

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Amanda Carrico is an interdisciplinary environmental social scientist with an interest in the behavioral dimensions of environmental conservation and adaptation to environmental change. Her work draws on the fields of psychology, sociology, demography, and economics to examine processes of household and community adaptation to environmental stress, as well as opportunities for reducing human impacts on the environment. Key areas of interest include the adoption of agricultural adaptations, collective adaptation, and environmental stress and migration. Carrico's work is currently situated in the United States, Sri Lanka, and Bangladesh. More information about her recent projects can be found on her website at