• Author: weatheroutreach

    Elisabeth Cohen is a scientist at the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research. Prior to that she was the science communications manager at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (CNT) in Boulder, Colorado. From 2012-2014, she worked for the National Park Service's Climate Change Response Program as their education and training specialist. She completed a master's degree in public affairs with a focus on climate and environmental policy at Princeton University. Between her first and second year of her master's degree, Lis worked as part of the climate adaptation team for the White House Council on Environmental Quality. Before her enrollment in Princeton, she taught courses at the University of Utah and worked in the Utah Governor's Office on energy and climate change policy. She has a master's degree in meteorology from the University of Utah where her research focus was clouds' effects on climate. At the Museum of Science in Boston, the Franklin Institute Science Museum, the Blue Hill Weather Observatory, and in Yellowstone National Park, Lis worked as a science educator, presenter, and exhibit planner. Lis was also a reporter for Climate Central and was a columnist for the monthly Satellite Educator's Newsletter. Lis' bachelor's degree was earned at Cornell University where she double majored in Atmospheric Science and the Science of Earth Systems with a Climate Dynamics concentration. While at Cornell, Lis worked on the Mars Exploration Rovers and taught about the mission.