- Dina Biscotti
- Postdoctoral Scholar, Energy Efficiency Center
- Lecturer, Department of Sociology
Dina Biscotti is an economic and organizational sociologist with expertise in innovation systems and public-private sector partnerships. She is leading an investigation of faith-based social change organizations that encourage religious congregations to incorporate environmental stewardship into their mission and ministry in collaboration with EEC Director and Professor of Management Nicole Biggart. She collaborates with EEC affiliate centers such as the California Lighting Technology Center and the Western Cooling Efficiency Center on research projects to identify structural barriers to the adoption of energy efficiency technologies as well as strategies and policy interventions for overcoming those barriers. She teaches undergraduate courses on economic sociology and organizations at UC Davis and guest lectures at the UC Davis Graduate School of Management. She serves on the Garrison Institute's Climate, Mind and Behavior Leadership Council and the Social Science Advisory Committee of the Resource Innovation Group's National Climate Ethics Campaign. She completed her Ph.D. in Sociology and UC Davis in 2010.