Dr. Kelli Archie is an environmental social scientist, and has spent the past 12 years as an academic in New Zealand and the USA studying climate change adaptation and teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in Climate Change, Geography, Environmental Science and Environmental Studies. She earned a Ph.D. and M.S. in Environmental Studies from the University of Colorado, Boulder and a B.A. in Economics from Colorado State University. As a native of the Colorado Rocky Mountains, she is particularly interested in alpine and mountainous regions and she has worked around the world in the United States, the Indian Himalayas, Vanuatu and New Zealand. Kelli is excited to about transitioning to the non-profit world where she hopes her work can make a more tangible difference. Kelli currently lives on the side of a ski run in Grand County, Colorado with her husband Tim, their four young daughters and one very old dog. When not on the road learning as much as they can about our beautiful planet, the Archies can typically be found on or near a trail; skiing, biking, hiking, or rock climbing.