Anthony Socci

Anthony Socci, Ph.D., is a senior science and communications fellow at the American Meteorological Society’s executive office in Washington, DC. He is involved in improving the communication of science and in elevating the importance of communication in the sciences. He also hosts a monthly series of environmental science briefings on Capitol Hill, all of which are open to the public.

From 2000 to 2005, Socci served as senior climate science advisor with EPA's Office of Atmospheric Programs, with responsibility for strategic planning, advising and communication of climate and climate-related science.

From 1994 to 2000, Socci was associate executive director of the multi-agency U.S. Global Change Research Program’s coordination office, where he was active in planning, coordinating and shaping the government's nearly $2 billion per year investment in scientific research on impacts of global- and regional-scale environmental changes, largely climate-related. For six years he coordinated and hosted regular Capitol Hill briefings on climate-related global and regional environmental changes.

Socci earlier had been special assistant to the director of the Division of Environmental Biology at the National Science Foundation, and from 1991 to 1993 he was senior science advisor for the US Senate Commerce Committee's Subcommittee on Science, Technology and Space.

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