Henry Huntington joined Pew in 2009 as the senior officer for the International Arctic.
Before this, Huntington worked as a consultant in environmental research and policy, reviewing the regulation of subsistence hunting in northern Alaska, documenting traditional ecological knowledge of beluga and bowhead whales, studying Inupiat Eskimo and Inuit knowledge and use of sea ice, and assessing the impacts of climate change on Arctic communities and marine mammals. Huntington has also worked as a researcher and writer on a number of international research programs, among them the Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Program, the Program for the Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna, and the Arctic Climate Impact Assessment. He has written two books and numerous articles, and has been published in journals such as Polar Research, Marine Policy and Ecological Applications.
Huntington holds a bachelor’s degree in English from Princeton University and master’s and doctoral degrees in polar studies from the University of Cambridge.