Core faculty

Kaitlin T. Raimi

Assistant Professor of Public Policy

Kaitlin Raimi is an assistant professor of public policy at the Ford School. A social psychologist, her interests center on how individuals can promote or prevent sustainable behaviors and policies. Raimi's research focuses on how people compare their own beliefs and behaviors to those of other people, people's reactions to climate change communication and climate-related technologies, and how adopting one sustainable behavior affects subsequent environmental decisions. She completed a PhD in social psychology from Duke University and a postdoctoral fellowship at the Vanderbilt Institute for Energy & Environment

Professional Affiliations

American Psychological Association Division 34, Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Association for Psychological Science, Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues

Recent Publications

Raimi, K. T. & Jongman-Sereno, K. P. (in press). General belief superiority (GBS): Personality, motivation, and interpersonal relations. Self and Identity. doi: 10.1080/15298868.2019.1640785
Raimi, K. T., Maki, A., Dana, D., & Vandenbergh, M. P. (2019). Framing of geoengineering affects support for climate change mitigation. Environmental Communication, 13, 300-319. doi: 10.1080/17524032.2019.1575258