GS3 Speakers

Prof Aaron M. McCright


Associate Professor, Lyman Briggs College at Michigan State University, USA.

Aaron M. McCright PhD holds a joint appointment in Lyman Briggs College and the Department of Sociology. He also has an appointment in the Environmental Science and Policy Program. His research spans the fields of environmental sociology, political sociology/social movements, and sociology of science and technology and aims to enhance sociological understanding of the society’s capacity for recognizing and dealing with environmental degradation and technological risks.

Professor McCright spoke on the differences between women and men’s beliefs regarding climate change.  Men still claim they have a better understanding of global warming than women, even though women’s beliefs align more closely with scientific consensus.