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Alex Segrè Cohen is a PhD student the University of Michigan’s School for Environment & Sustainability (SEAS). She studies how people make choices among controversial options in the contexts of sustainability and climate change. Her research in the lab includes a National Science Foundation-funded Innovations at the Nexus of Food, Energy and Water Systems (INFEWS) project on communication about, and the public’s acceptance of, human urine-derived fertilizers for use in food production. Alex also serves on the SEAS Doctoral Organizing Committee and provides weekly professional development programming to PhD students in the department. She is also the Senior Manager of Our Climate Voices, a U.S. National Commission for UNESCO’s Youth Working Group-funded climate-change anthology, which seeks to promote community-based climate change activism. She received her B.A. in Geography from Clark University in 2016.