Allison L. Steiner



2517E Climate and Space Research Building
2455 Hayward Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2143


  • Ph.D., Atmospheric Science, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • B.S., Chemical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University

Research Interests

  • Biosphere-atmosphere interactions
  • Regional climate modeling
  • Chemistry-climate interactions
  • Atmospheric aerosols
  • Biogenic trace gas emissions
  • Boundary layer meteorology

Professional Service

  • President, Atmospheric Sciences section, American Geophysical Union (2023-present)
  • Member, National Academy of Sciences Board on Atmospheric Sciences and Climate, 2016-2022
  • Member, Scientific Steering Committee, iLEAPS (Integrated Land-Ecosystem-Atmosphere Process Study), 2015-2022
  • Editor, Journal of Geophysical Research – Atmospheres, 2014-2018
  • Member, UCAR President’s Advisory Committee on University Relations, 2015-2018
  • Member, National Research Council, The Future of Atmospheric Chemistry Research report, 2015-2016
  • Gordon Conference co-chair on Biogenic Hydrocarbons and the Atmosphere, 2014


  • American Meteorological Society Walter Orr Roberts Lecturer in Interdisciplinary Sciences, 2022
  • Sarah Goddard Power Award, University of Michigan, 2020
  • Harold R. Johnson Diversity Service Award, University of Michigan, 2018
  • American Geophysical Union Atmospheric Sciences Ascent Award, 2016
  • Henry Russel Award, University of Michigan, 2013
  • NSF CAREER Award, 2010-2015