Gabriel oversees research development activities within the college to support new research initiatives; assist in developing new research opportunities and strategic partnerships; and work directly with faculty, staff, and external partners to build capacity and administer the research and creative practice enterprise. Gabriel’s background includes a mix of skills and organizational experience — from leading foresight-driven design research to helping launch a next-generation infrastructures think-tank in Bangalore to creating climate change communications and helping to build a clean energy start-up. Gabriel is also a co-founder of CoClimate, an artist-led think tank whose work has been featured by the Science Gallery Dublin, WHO/Climate and Clean Air Coalition, ICLEI Cities Pavilion at COP21, and Le Musée de l’Homme, Paris. Gabriel holds a B.A. and M.A. in Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior from Indiana University and an M.F.A. in Art & Design from the University of Michigan.