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Eli Typhina

Assistant Director of the Environmental Sciences Program

Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources

Jordan Hall 3136

Bio

Dr. Eli Typhina has over fifteen years of experience in researching and developing innovations related to human behavior change.  Her work primarily focuses on increasing sustainable behaviors, but she has also worked on topics related to national security, entrepreneurship, children, and diversity, equity, and inclusion.  Typhina’s approach focuses on stakeholder participation and includes interdisciplinary approaches from the fields of marketing, design, organizational change, and computer science.  Through her research, Typhina has produced curricula, prototypes, organizational policies, communications, and persuasion techniques for citizen groups and nonprofits, as well as national, state, and local government agencies.

Typhina’s projects include:

Typhina joined NCSU in 2012 and has since held positions in the Department of Communication, Interdisciplinary Studies, Office of Research and Innovation, and, currently, serves as the Assistant Director of the Environmental Science Program in the Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources.

Courses

ES111 – Applications of Environmental Science

HON398 – Eco-Entrepreneurship

ES495 – Environmental Behavior Change

Education

Ph.D. Communication, Rhetoric, and Digital Media North Carolina State University 2017

M.A. Environmental Communication Washington State University 2012

B.A.s Environmental Studies and Sculpture College of St. Benedict and St. John's University 2005

Area(s) of Expertise

Behavior change
Participatory research
Sustainability
Entrepreneurship
Diversity Equity and Inclusion