Martha Molfetas, MSc is a Visiting Assistant Professor at Pratt Institute’s School of Architecture in the Graduate Center for Planning and the Environment, and a Senior Fellow, Planetary Politics at New America. Martha is also a senior climate policy consultant, writer, and strategist with over 15-years of experience helping NGOs, think tanks, and businesses unpack climate, environmental justice, conflict, sustainable development, and global policy issues.
Martha has worked in the UK and the US as a researcher, project manager, peer reviewer, and consultant for various businesses, think tanks, and organizations, including: Sustain.Life, Transparency International, Dalberg Research, the London School of Economics, Oil Change International, NRGI, SOAS, CDP, and E3G. Martha has been a UNFCCC Observer, and provided consultation as a thematic expert in climate risk and human rights for the Hague Institute for Global Justice and the Stimson Center. She is also the Founder of Impact Human, a nonprofit organization that uses photography, interviews, and policy research to educate and inspire action on environmental injustices.
Martha’s writing has been published in LSE IDEAS, The Global Policy Journal, On Frontiers, and the World Politics Review, among others. She has authored and co-authored dozens of policy reports, white papers, and briefings that have informed policy debates and leveraged advocacy actions.
Martha holds a BA in International Comparative Politics from the University of Central Florida, a French Language Certificate from Université Paris Sorbonne-Paris IV, and an MSc in Comparative Politics (Conflict Studies) from the London School of Economics.
Photo by the talented Ron Hester