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Anne N. Junod
Senior Research Associate
Metropolitan Housing and Communities Policy Center

Anne Junod is a senior research associate in the Metropolitan Housing and Communities Policy Center’s climate and communities practice area at the Urban Institute, where her research centers on the community dimensions of natural resource and energy development, access, and related justice and climate issues.

Junod has conducted quantitative and qualitative research examining the social, environmental, and economic impacts of climate change and natural resource and energy development in urban and rural communities across the United States, focusing on risk, sociopsychological and economic impacts, energy transitions, and energy and environmental justice.

Before joining Urban, Junod was a USDA-NIFA fellow, where she led a nationwide study of the community impacts of hydrocarbon export activity and infrastructure in the United States. Junod has an MS in rural sociology from South Dakota State University and received her PhD in environment and natural resources specializing in environmental social science from Ohio State University’s School of Environment and Natural Resources.

Research Areas
Climate change, disasters, and community resilience
Neighborhoods, cities, and metros
Race and equity
Rural people and places
Climate safety net
Environmental justice
Just transition
Decarbonization and greenhouse gas reduction
Climate impacts and community resilience
Climate displacement and migration