Marley Bauce is the inaugural Associate Dean for Research within the Columbia Climate School, responsible for proposal development, internal seed funding, faculty development, and industry relations in service of Columbia’s dynamic climate research community. Prior to joining the Climate School in 2021, Marley was the Director of Research Proposal Development within Columbia’s Office of the Executive Vice President for Research, wherein he was tasked with large-scale “center grant” proposal development, writing, project management, and non-academic partnership formation. Marley has directly supported interdisciplinary faculty teams requesting $280M+ in federal sponsorship, and has obtained $57M in awards.
In addition to his role within the Climate School, Marley is an adjunct associate professor in NYU’s Graduate Program in Environmental Conservation Education, where he teaches a core MA course in environmental philosophy and sociology. He holds an MPA in Management from Columbia and an MA in the Environmental Studies from NYU, and is currently pursuing a PhD in Education Policy from Teachers College.