Holloway honored for promoting public dialogue

January 5, 2016

Tracey Holloway, who leads a research program that uses computer models and satellite data to understand links between air quality, energy and climate, is the winner of a AAAS Public Engagement Fellowship. She is one of 15 chosen for their interest in promoting dialogue between science and society.

The Public Engagement Fellows will convene in June 2016 at AAAS headquarters in Washington, D.C., for a week of intensive public engagement and science communication training, networking and public engagement plan development. After the training, they will return to their institutions with resources and connections to develop and implement public engagement activities, opportunities for training other scientists in their communities, and increased capacity for public engagement leadership. AAAS staff will provide ongoing support and continuing professional development throughout their fellowship year.

Holloway is a professor in the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and is deputy director of the NASA Air Quality Applied Sciences Team, and president and co-founder of the Earth Science Women’s Network (ESWN). Holloway earned her Ph.D. in atmospheric and oceanic sciences from Princeton University in 2001.