Audrey Denvir is a Research Associate in the U.S. Lands Team. She works to understand the capacity of land in the U.S. to capture and store carbon, in effort to mitigate global climate change.

Prior to joining WRI, Audrey completed her doctorate at University of Texas at Austin in the Department of Geography and the Environment. Her research on the socioecological impact of avocado production in Mexico included a land change model, carbon storage accounting, and a qualitative socioeconomic analysis. Her work has been published in peer-reviewed journals, such as Ambio, Applied Geography, and Environmental Research Letters.

Audrey holds a Masters in Environmental Science from the Yale School of the Environment, and a Bachelor of Science in Natural Resources from Cornell University.

Audrey lives in Austin, TX.