The New School (Alum)
Mike Harrington graduated from The New School’s Milano School of International Affairs, Management and Urban Policy with a M.S. in Environmental Policy and Sustainability Management. He is originally from Chicago and has been involved in the sustainability field in a number of ways over the years. He has worked at a leading environmental non-profit, focusing on organizing around creating equity in the energy efficiency market; has served as the chair of another environmental non-profit, the Delta Institute; and has helped manage an organic food bank garden for people with compromised immune systems. He also served on the associate board of the Green City Market, Chicago’s largest farmer’s market. Mike participated in an AmeriCorps program, Public Allies, for two years, gaining valuable experience and training in community development. He has very strong interests in how environmental policies interact with community and economic development, both domestically and internationally. He obtained his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign in Psychology, with a specialization in Industrial/Organizational Psychology.