Michelle Ritchie

Research Interests

  • climate change adaptation
  • vulnerability and resilience
  • coastal communities
  • Arctic and near-Arctic environments

Research Focus

Human-Environment Geography


  • M.A. in Geography, Focus on Environmental and Resource Management, Binghamton University (2017)
  • Graduate Certificate in Watershed Studies and Management, Binghamton University (2017)
  • B.A. in Geography, Concentration in Environmental Studies, Southern CT State University (2015)

Courses Taught

  • (TA) GEOG 30: Geographic Perspectives on Sustainability and Human-Environment Systems


Ritchie, Michelle A., and James F. Tait. "Storm Impacts Research: Using SENCER-Model Courses to Address Policy." Science Education and Civic Engagement: An International Journal 8, no. 1 (January 2016): 22-29.