Miguel Ruiz-Canela, BS, MPH, PhD | University of Navarra
Melissa Brown Goodall | Yale University
Sara Smiley Smith
Sara Smiley Smith serves as the Assistant Provost for Planetary Solutions.
In this role, she works to implement strategic initiatives, expand interdisciplinary collaboration, build capacity and engage stakeholders both within and beyond Yale’s campus. Prior to this role, Sara served as the Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, Research, and Sustainability at the Yale School of the Environment (YSE).
She received her Ph.D. from YSE in 2016 and completed the joint master’s degree program between the School of Epidemiology and Public Health and YSE in 2007.
During her time at Yale, she has also had the opportunity to work in the University’s Office of Sustainability. Sara holds a B.A. in Environmental Studies with a concentration in Political Science from Middlebury College (2004). She spent her childhood on the remnants of her family’s dairy farm in the small town of Winslow, Maine.