Dr Stacy-ann Robinson is Associate Professor of Environmental Studies and Dean of Global Engagement at Colby College, having held appointments at Yale University, Brown University, and the University of Pennsylvania. She researches the human, social and policy dimensions of climate change adaptation in small island developing states, with a special focus on adaptation finance and climate justice. She was a Contributing Author to Chapter 15 (Small Islands) of Working Group II’s contribution to the Sixth Assessment Report, which was released in February 2022. Her work has appeared in Nature, Nature Climate Change, Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Climate Change, Climate Policy, and other leading journals. Outside of academia, Dr. Robinson has 15 years’ experience in the government, nonprofit, and private sectors, including time spent representing the Government of Jamaica in the Second Committee (Economic and Financial) of the United Nations General Assembly and the International Seabed Authority.