Athena Copenhaver

athena copenhaver

Athena E. Copenhaver serves as Executive Director of SEARCH. She is also a writer, editor, science communicator, and climate interpreter. She’s worked in the environmental and nonprofit sectors for nearly a decade and specializes in managing research operations and strategic communications.

She holds degrees in English and environmental studies from Santa Clara University, and in 2009, she earned her master of art degree in culture and modernity from the University of East Anglia in England. Athena’s award-winning debut novel was published in February 2022.

Affiliation: International Arctic Research Center, University of Alaska Fairbanks


  • Executive Committee Member
  • Executive Director


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