Kerrigan Unter

Kerrigan Unter is a postdoctoral research fellow for the Institute for Economy and the Environment (IWOE) at the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland, through the Swiss Network for International Studies (SNIS). Her research broadly focuses on the interconnectedness between business and the natural environment. More specifically, Dr. Unter examines the relationship between biophysical conditions, such as climate change, extreme weather, and biodiversity, and business performance and adaptation strategies. She has experience working with environmental nonprofits in the areas of water quality, invasive species, and biodiversity of native species. Dr. Unter earned a bachelor's degree in business administration, a graduate certificate in geographical information systems, and a PhD in strategic management and public policy, all from George Washington University's School of Business. She can be reached at