Kathleen Gray

Kathleen Gray
Director, Environmental Resource Program,
Associate Director for Outreach and Public Service and Lecturer, Institute for the Environment,
UNC-Chapel Hill

Contact Information kgray(at)unc.edu

100 Europa Drive, Room 4025
Suite 490, Campus Box 1105
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-1105

Phone: (919) 966-9799


PhD student, Science Education, College of Education, NCSU expected graduation 2018

M.S.P.H., Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1992

B.S., Mathematics, Vanderbilt University, 1988

Professional Focus
Environmental health/science education, community outreach

Solid and hazardous waste management, pollution prevention, sustainable development, environmentally preferable purchasing


Ms. Kathleen M. Gray, associate director for outreach and public service in the UNC Institute for the Environment, manages the Environmental Resource Program (ERP), with a mission of enhancing public understanding of current environmental science and health research and its relevance to daily life, and empowering North Carolinians to make informed decisions that protect the environment and public health. She also directs the outreach and research translation efforts of two federally-funded research centers in UNC's Gillings School of Global Public Health. Ms. Gray has over 20 years experience conducting environmental health education with community audiences and assisting businesses and government agencies in making sustainable choices. Prior to joining UNC, she led an assessment of NC's recycling industry for the Division of Pollution Prevention in the NC Department of Environment and Natural Resources, advised over 300 businesses in expanding their use of environmentally responsible products and services for Green Seal, assisted EPA's voluntary environmental programs in developing and evaluating educational materials, and led a community-focused environmental health program at Vanderbilt University. Ms. Gray earned an MSPH in Environmental Sciences and Engineering from UNC-Chapel Hill and a BS in Mathematics from Vanderbilt University.

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