Kelly Smith

Columbia University & Adelphi University

Kelly Smith, DSW is the founder and director of the Institute for Social Work and Ecological Justice, developing programs that build social workers’ capacity to confront environmental and social justice challenges related to climate change. She is also a lecturer at Columbia’s School of Social Work and an adjunct professor at Adelphi University. Kelly earned her doctorate in social work from the University of Southern California, where she was honored with The Order of Arête. She is a member of the Grand Challenge for Creating Social Responses to a Changing Environment Advisory Council. Kelly holds a master’s degree in Gender and Social Policy from the London School of Economics.

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