Channing Carney-Filmore joined the Pacific Institute in 2019 as a research associate. Her work explores how climate change affects planning, operations, and management of diverse water utilities, and how to build and improve water system resilience in the face of a changing climate.
Channing holds a B.A. in International Studies with a minor in Public Health from Spelman College, where she studied abroad in South Africa, Ghana, India, Turkey, and Thailand. She holds a M.A. in International Human Rights and Global Health Affairs from the University of Denver, Josef Korbel School of International Studies. While at the University of Denver, she spent a summer in Malawi, Africa working on water research projects. Channing is currently a Ph.D. student at Pepperdine University, studying Global Leadership and Change.