Dr. Carrico is an interdisciplinary environmental social scientist with interests in the human dimensions of environmental conservation and adaptation to environmental change. Her work draws on the fields of psychology (her home discipline), sociology, demography, and economics to examine processes of household and community adaptation to environmental stress, as well as opportunities for reducing human impacts on the environment. Key areas of interest include climate change, energy, water and food security. Currently her work is situated in the United States, Sri Lanka, and Bangladesh.
environmental psychology, environmental decision making and behavior, climate change mitigation, climate change adaptation, demand side management