Tracey Holloway is a professor in the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies and the Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She leads an air quality research program in the Nelson Institute Center for Sustainability and the Global Environment, working with undergraduates, graduate students and professional researchers to understand links between regional air quality, energy and health.
Holloway earned her Ph.D. in atmospheric and oceanic sciences from Princeton University in 2001 and completed a certificate in science, technology and environmental policy from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. Her bachelor’s of science degree is from Brown University in applied mathematics, and her post-doctoral work was done at Columbia University's Earth Institute.
Holloway is team lead of the NASA Health and Air Quality Applied Sciences Team, and she was deputy team lead of the NASA Air Quality Applied Sciences Team. She is a 2016-2017 AAAS Leshner Leadership Fellow and a 2011 Stanford University Leopold Fellow, both supporting her public engagement and scientific outreach. Holloway is president and founding board member of the Earth Science Women's Network, and she was honored as the first recipient of the Clean Energy Education & Empowerment Award in education and mentoring.