Carissa Slotterback is an associate professor of urban and regional planning in the Humphrey School of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota. Her research and teaching are focused on public engagement and environmental planning. She is particularly interested in how stakeholders perceive impacts and use information in making decisions, focusing on impact assessment, collaborative decision making, and sustainability planning approaches. Her current work includes engagement in the International Energy Agency’s Annex 63 Implementation of Energy Strategies in Communities project, which is examining the intersection of energy planning and urban planning. In addition to her faculty role, she has led a number of initiatives focused on interdisciplinary and engaged research and education, including with the University of Minnesota’s Resilient Communities Project and the Office of the Vice President for Research. She has a PhD in Urban and Regional Planning from Florida State University and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners.