About William A. Liggett

Bill Liggett hiking in Boulder, CO Bill Liggett writes fiction that blends behavioral and earth sciences in the new literary genre “cli-fi,” or climate fiction.

His goal is to paint a hopeful future, based on solutions to global warming.

He holds a BS in geology and an MA in education, both from Stanford University, and a PhD in applied social psychology from New York University. Among the many positions he has held over the years, he taught in high school and college, conducted behavioral science studies for IBM, and consulted on strategic plans with health care and educational organizations.

Wherever he lives, Bill loves being outdoors.

Home for him has included the West Coast, East Coast, Alaska, and now Colorado, the state of his childhood.

He and his wife, Cathy, live in Niwot, Colorado where they enjoy the cultural and academic opportunities of a university community nearby. Between them, they have five children and ten grandchildren.

[Photo by Paula Gillen]