Sabrina McCormick

Sab­ri­na McCormick, Ph.D., is a soci­ol­o­gist and film­mak­er who inves­ti­gates cli­mate mit­i­ga­tion and adap­ta­tion, includ­ing how and why U.S. cities act on cli­mate change and the risks of extreme heat expo­sure in cities. Sab­ri­na has direct­ed and pro­duced sev­er­al award-win­ning films, includ­ing No Fam­i­ly Hisotry, A Good Egg, and seg­ments of Showtime’s The Years of Liv­ing Dan­ger­ous­ly, which won the Emmy for Best Doc­u­men­tary Series in 2014. The author of two books and 40+ arti­cles and book chap­ters, Sab­ri­na has been a Robert Wood John­son Health & Soci­ety Schol­ar at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Penn­syl­va­nia and a AAAS Sci­ence & Tech­nol­o­gy Pol­i­cy Fel­low at the Envi­ron­men­tal Pro­tec­tion Agency. She is an Asso­ciate Pro­fes­sor in George Wash­ing­ton University’s Milken Insti­tute School of Pub­lic Health and a Senior Fel­low at the Whar­ton Risk and Deci­sion Cen­ter.