Juniper Katz

Fellow, Climate Policy

As a fellow at the Roosevelt Institute, Juniper Katz researches and writes about community engagement and input in renewable energy development and land use.

Juniper Katz is an assistant professor at the University of Massachusetts Amherst School of Public Policy. Juniper’s research is at the nexus of policy and implementation with a focus on natural resource management, nonprofits, the energy transition, and policy conflict. Juniper also cares deeply about how nonprofit organizations are managed and organized to deliver on their missions. Juniper has 10 years of professional experience in the land conservation field, including serving as executive director of a land trust and protecting over 46,000 acres of land and water resources. She has published multiple peer-reviewed studies in the Journal of Environmental Policy & Planning, Nonprofit Management and Leadership, and Review of Policy Research. Juniper holds a PhD in public affairs from the University of Colorado Denver, an MS in resource management and administration from Antioch University New England, and a BA in international studies from Marlboro College.