Dr. Rolston is an Assistant Professor in the Dalla Lana School of Public Health. He is currently engaged in translating learning and insights from years of AIDS intervention into the creation of new frontiers for community-led climate resilience across Toronto’s Neighborhood Improvement Areas (NIAs). As a member of the City of Toronto’s ResilientTO team he developed a citywide Resilient Conversations civic-engagement initiative that worked with grassroots local leaders to convene resilience conversations across seven of the city’s NIAs. He also led the development of the strategy’s equity-focused Neighbourhood Resilience Action that will prioritize resilience-building in NIAs across the city. Dr. Rolston holds a B.A from the University of Toronto in Political Science and Sustainable Development and a M.A in Adult Education and Community Development from the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE) at U of T. He earned his doctorate in Social Psychology from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE).