Kelly McCusker

Senior Climate Scientist
Kelly McCusker is a Senior Climate Scientist at Rhodium Group lending climate science expertise to a range of projects and software development support to the Climate Impact Lab.

Previously, Kelly was a Postdoctoral Fellow and Research Associate at the University of Washington and the University of Victoria in British Columbia, Canada where she studied the role of the changing Arctic sea ice cover on global circulation, weather, and climate using a hierarchy of numerical global climate models. She received a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics from Providence College and a Ph.D. in Atmospheric Sciences with a concentration in Climate Science from the University of Washington, and in between worked as a software developer in defense, finance, and astrophysics.

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