Kristina Karlsson

Senior Research Associate

As the Senior Research Associate for the Climate and Economic Transformation program at the Roosevelt Institute, Kristina Karlsson supports the think tank’s work on climate, public power, and the ways that government can catalyze large-scale economic change. In her role, Kris conducts in-depth research and provides project management support within and across teams. She previously held internships with Jeunesse and Development in Dakar, Senegal, where she provided operational support for scout-based youth enrichment programs, as well as the CDR Fundraising group, where she provided analytical support to nonprofit clients including UNHCR and American Red Cross. Prior to joining Roosevelt, she worked as a project manager for Third Bridge, a primary research firm that provides market insights to Big Four consulting firm clients. Kris earned a BA in economics and francophone studies from Bowdoin College.