- Ph.D., Geography/Climatology, University of Arizona, 2004
- M.A., Geography/Climatology, Western Michigan University, 1998
- B.S., Atmospheric Science, University of Michigan, 1996
- Southeast AZ Ag-Weather/Climate Working Group: CLIMAS-UA Extension-NOAA NWS Partnership
- Using a co-development process to improve, integrate and encourage use of drought information and adaptive management of livestock grazing on National Forest
- Assessing regional climate services through Cooperative Extension
- Climate and weather services for disaster management
- Tribal drought information for monitoring, assessment, and planning
- Crimmins, M.A., D.B. Ferguson, A.M. Meadow, and J.L. Weiss. Discerning "flavors" of drought using climate extremes indices. JAMC (2017). doi: 10.1175/JAMC-D-16-0270.1
- Stevenson, J., M. Crimmins, J. Whitehead, J. Brugger, and C. Fraisse. 2016. Connecting climate information with practical uses: Extension and the NOAA RISA program. In: Climate in Context: Science and Society Partnering for Adaptation, A. Parris, G. Garfin, K. Dow, R. Meyer, and S. Close, eds., Wiley, 75-98.
- Meadow, A., Z. Guido, M.A. Crimmins, and J. McLeod. 2016. From principles to action: Applying the National Research Council’s principles for effective decision support to the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s watch office, Climate Services, 1 (March 2016): 12–23., doi: 10.1016/j.cliser.2016.02.002
- El-Vilaly, M. A. S., K. Didan, S. E. Marsh, W. J. D. van Leeuwen, M. A. Crimmins, and A. B. Munoz, 2017: Vegetation productivity responses to drought on tribal lands in the four corners region of the Southwest USA. Frontiers of Earth Science, 1–15, doi:10.1007/s11707-017-0646-z.
- Herrmann, S.M., K. Didan, A. Barreto-Munoz and M.A. Crimmins, 2016: Divergent responses of vegetation cover in Southwestern US ecosystems to dry and wet years at different elevations. Environmental Research Letters, 11, 124005. http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/11/12/124005.
- Crimmins, M. A., and M. P. McClaran. 2016. Where do seasonal climate predictions belong in the drought management toolbox? Rangelands, doi:10.1016/j.rala.2016.06.004.
- Ferguson, D. B., A. Masayesva, A. M. Meadow, and M. A. Crimmins, 2016: Rain gauges to range conditions: Collaborative development of a drought information system to support local decision making. Weather, Climate, and Society, doi:10.1175/WCAS-D-15-0060.1.
- Brugger, J., M.A. Crimmins and M. P. McClaran. 2016. Groups co-developing approaches to improve planning for drought on public lands, Part III. DroughtScape, Summer 2016. http://drought.unl.edu/portals/0/docs/DroughtScape/pdf/DS2016summer.pdf.
- Brugger, J. and M.A. Crimmins. 2014. Designing Institutions to Support Local Level Climate Change Adaptation: Insights from a Case Study of the U.S. Cooperative Extension System.Weather, Climate, and Society, July 21, 2014. doi:10.1175/WCAS-D-13-00036.1.
- Brugger, J., and M. Crimmins, 2013. The art of adaptation: Living with climate change in the rural American Southwest. Global Environ. Change, http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0959378013001180
- Meadow, A., M.A. Crimmins, and D. Ferguson. 2013. Field of Dreams or Dream Team?: Assessing Two Models for the Drought Impact Reporting in the Semiarid Southwest. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/BAMS-D-11-00168.1.
- ATMO Sciences/Climate Modeling
- Climate Assessment
- Climate Communication
- Fire Management
- Stakeholder Engagement and Outreach
- Tribal Adaptation and Science Support