Skuk Jones is a senior modeler at Climate Interactive. He uses system dynamics research to help people adapt to climate change and other complex issues. He works with international partners to improve community resilience and well-being. By understanding how environmental, economic, and social systems affect – and are affected by – people’s livelihoods, leaders can create positive change for a more sustainable world.
Dr. Jones holds a PhD in Public Policy from the University of Massachusetts Boston, where he has also taught courses in management, ethics, and business & policy. His postdoctoral work was in energy technology policy at Harvard Kennedy School. Before graduate school, he earned a BA in Physics from Boston University and served as a nuclear engineer on submarines in the US Navy.
Skuk lives with his spouse and two children in the Jamaica Plain neighborhood of Boston.
Policy Decisions and Climate-Smart Agriculture in Africa
Co-author on journal article exploring the role of simulations in agriculture policy