Devin Gill

Stakeholder Engagement Specialist

4840 South State St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48108-9719


As a stakeholder engagement specialist, Devin Gill works with CIGLR’s harmful algal blooms (HABs) and hypoxia early warning system teams to connect scientists with citizens. Her role is to translate scientific research for the public, and ensure that forecast tools are useful for stakeholders.


M.S., Natural Resources and Environment (Behavior, Education,and Communication), University of Michigan, 2017
B.A., Environment (Environmental Journalism), University of Michigan, 2011
B.A., History, University of Michigan, 2011

Research Interest/Area of Expertise:

Understanding the factors that influence stakeholder decision-making when impacted by HABs or hypoxia. For my Master’s research, I explored the impact of HABs on recreational anglers and charter captains in Lake Erie in an effort to provide recommendations for improvement of the HAB Tracker Forecast Model. Other interests include behavior change models and environmental education program evaluation.


Gill, D., Rowe, M., and Joshi, S. (2018). Fishing in greener waters: Understanding the impact of harmful algal blooms on Lake Erie anglers and the potential for adoption of a forecast model. J. Environ. Manage.(227): 248-255

Guo, T., Gill, D., Johengen, T., and Cardinale, B. (2019). What determine’s the public’s support for water quality regulations to mitigate agricultural runoff? Environ. Sci. Pol. (101): 323-330.