Steph McAfee

Associate Professor Emeritus
Formal headshot of Steph McAfee


Dr. McAfee's research is an applied climatologist with experience in analyzing both historical climate and projections of future climate and in applying that information to resource management and conservation questions. She has worked on questions ranging from bias propagation within coupled models to the production of downscaled snow projections for Alaska and has a strong interest in climate services and public outreach.

Research interests

  • Applied climatology
  • Downscaling
  • High-latitude climate


  • Ph.D. in Geosciences, University of Arizona, 2009
  • M.S. in Forest Soils, University of Washington, 2002
  • A.B., Dartmouth College, New Hampshire, 1998

Selected publications