Meet Our Team

Rob Gould, PhD

Strategic Communications Counselor

After a career in public relations and social marketing, Rob Gould founded an independent consultancy, One Degree Strategies in 2014 to support organizations that promote health and social causes. A primary focus of his work has been on advancing public understanding and support for action to solve climate change. His previous climate work includes projects with AAAS, CDC, Aquarium of the Pacific, and the award-winning “Ostrich” campaign for SciencetoGo with the University of Massachusetts, Lowell. Since the Consortium’s launch in 2017, Rob has served as strategic counselor and director of strategic communications. Rob is also a Scholar in Residence at GMU, teaching social marketing and advising graduate students. Rob earned a doctorate in experimental social psychology from the University of Maryland.