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.