Team Impact Award 2022
Scott Pippin, public service faculty at the Carl Vinson Institute of Government, is an attorney experienced in working with local governments, focusing on environmental matters and compliance with federal and state environmental policies. He earned an M.S. degree at the College of Environment and Design, where he studied green infrastructure and sustainable design. A member of IRIS’s leadership team, Pippin co-leads team project development, directs and conducts team research, and interfaces on projects between academic faculty and federal and state agencies, local governments and communities. His practical knowledge and experience integrates with the research capacity of team members, improving the research questions generated and better communicating ideas to practitioners. Pippin has been integral to developing the Research and Development Cooperative Agreement with the Army Corps of Engineers for outreach and engagement with military installations and communities to enhance resilience.