Emma Fox, Ph.D. (she/her), specializes in a range of interdisciplinary social science methodologies for program evaluation, case study, and policy analysis. Her work includes evaluating the effectiveness of community outreach and engagement for improving market uptake of clean energy services, assessing the benefits associated with clean transportation projects, conducting formative evaluations to identify early program implementation insights, characterizing cross-organization information flows, developing logic models, and assessing program implementation in response to energy and climate policies. She specializes in a range of quantitative and qualitative data collection methodologies, and has conducted in-depth interviews, focus groups, and surveys for state and federal clients on a range of technical and non-technical topics. She is adept at developing qualitative research databases in NVivo and Excel, preparing both inductive and deductive textual coding analyses, and synthesizing thematic findings. She utilizes mixed qualitative and quantitative methods for a range of state and federal clients, including the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, and California Air Resources Board.
Emma holds a B.S. in Biology, magna cum laude, from Saint Michael’s College. She also holds an M.S. and Ph.D. in Ecology & Environmental Science from the University of Maine, where her studies focused on behavioral economics and participatory decision support methodologies.