Positions

Research Areas research areas

Overview

  • Curt Grimm is the Carsey School of Public Policy's deputy director and a research associate professor in the Department of Anthropology at the University of New Hampshire. Curt joined Carsey in 2006 and contributes to the day-to-day administration and helps the Carsey School grow and develop. He provides leadership and oversight for several of Carsey’s sustainable development and indicator research projects, participates in a number of evaluation activities, and contributes to Carsey's academic programs.

    Formerly Curt served as senior social scientist for the U.S. Agency for International Development’s Africa Bureau, where he helped form and implement policy and guidance on social development issues, with specific emphasis on local participation, gender, community development, and democratic governance topics. Rural development programs, particularly those that emphasize sustainable natural resource management, have been central to his career. Curt is specialized in strategic planning, performance monitoring, and evaluation and has experience assisting several New England nonprofit organizations build institutional capacity around planning and program design. Curt earned his bachelor's degree in anthropology and history from the University of New Hampshire and his master's and doctorate degrees in anthropology from the State University of New York at Binghamton.
  • Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title
    2018 Cold Winters Warming? Perceptions of Climate Change in the North CountryWeather, Climate, and Society.  10:641-652. 2018
    2017 Development of scenarios for land cover, population density, impervious cover, and conservation in New Hampshire, 2010-2100Ecology and Society Conservation Ecology.  22. 2017
    2014 Community forests as a wealth creation strategy for rural communitiesCommunity Development: Journal of the Community Development Society.  45:474-489. 2014

    Principal Investigator On

  • Coos Youth Study  awarded by NHCF-Neil and Louise Tillotson 2018 - 2019
  • Coos Youth Study  awarded by NHCF-Neil and Louise Tillotson 2016 - 2018
  • North Country Survey  awarded by NHCF-Neil and Louise Tillotson 2016 - 2018
  • Coos Youth Study  awarded by New Hampshire Charitable Foundation 2016 - 2017
  • EBD Performance Monitoring Technical Assistance  awarded by New Hampshire Charitable Foundation 2015 - 2016
  • Tracking Change in the North Country  awarded by New Hampshire Charitable Foundation 2014 - 2016
  • Tracking Change in the North Country  awarded by New Hampshire Charitable Foundation 2013 - 2015
  • Tillotson Targeted Investment-Final Report  awarded by New Hampshire Charitable Foundation 2013 - 2014
  • Tillotson Targeted Investment-Technical Assistance  awarded by New Hampshire Charitable Foundation 2013 - 2014
  • Roadmaps to Health Inititative  awarded by Manchester, NH (City of) 2014
  • Tracking Changes in the North Country  awarded by New Hampshire Charitable Foundation 2013 - 2014
  • Community Forest Fund Strategy Assessment  awarded by Open Space Conservancy Inc 2014
  • Roadmaps to Health Initiative  awarded by Manchester, NH (City of) 2013 - 2014
  • Nancy Nye Fellowship  awarded by LISC Local Initiatives Support Corp 2008 - 2013
  • Tillotson Targeted Initiative Evaluation Assistance  awarded by New Hampshire Charitable Foundation 2012 - 2013
  • National Rural Assembly Work  awarded by Center for Rural Strategies 2012 - 2013
  • Tracking Change in the North Country  awarded by New Hampshire Charitable Foundation 2012 - 2013
  • Tracking Change in the North Country  awarded by New Hampshire Charitable Foundation 2012
  • Impact of Food and Agriculture Policies on Rural Communities: Development Leaders' Perspectives  awarded by Meridian Institute 2011 - 2012
  • Tillotson Targeted Investment  awarded by New Hampshire Charitable Foundation 2011 - 2012
  • Tracking Change in the North Country  awarded by New Hampshire Charitable Foundation 2011
  • National Rural Assembly Work  awarded by Center for Rural Strategies 2010 - 2011
  • Tillotson Targeted Investment Technical Assistance and Evaluation  awarded by New Hampshire Charitable Foundation 2010 - 2011
  • Tracking Changes in the North Country  awarded by New Hampshire Charitable Foundation 2010
  • Evaluation and Planning  awarded by New Hampshire Charitable Foundation 2009 - 2010
  • Research on Environmentally Sustainable Development  awarded by MACED Mountain Assoc for Comm Econ Develop 2007 - 2008
  • Teaching Activities

  • Policy Capstone Taught course 2018
  • Strategies for Policy Impact Taught course 2018
  • Policy Capstone Taught course 2018
  • Project Design Taught course 2018
  • Policy Capstone Planning Taught course 2018
  • Policy Capstone Taught course 2017
  • Strategies for Policy Impact Taught course 2017
  • Policy Capstone Taught course 2017
  • Project Design Taught course 2017
  • Policy Capstone Planning Taught course 2017
  • Strategies for Policy Impact Taught course 2016
  • Project Design Taught course 2016
  • Project Design Taught course 2015
  • Project Design Taught course 2014
  • Education And Training

    Full Name

  • Curt Grimm