Nina Flagler Hall

Lead Science Editor | Research Scientist
251 Rhoades Tower, CPO 2345

Office Hours

  • Mon: 

    • 10:00 a.m. - noon
  • Tue: 

    • 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
  • Wed: 

    • 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Nina is NEMAC's Lead Science Editor and a Research Scientist. As such, she is responsible for overall editorial management and for synthesizing and coordinating the content of scientific and technical decision-making tools and visualizations produced by NEMAC to assure that quality information is conveyed to an appropriate audience, with particular attention to conceptual clarity, accuracy, and format. Nina also oversees the development and implementation of NEMAC's digital storytelling products, and works with the team on the development of digital content management systems. She is also interested in the processes of facilitated group decision making, and has worked with several NEMAC partners on local and regional planning projects. She has been with NEMAC since 2009.

Prior to joining the NEMAC team, Nina spent nine years at UNC Asheville’s Mössbauer Effect Data Center, where she was the Managing Editor of the Mössbauer Effect Reference and Data Journal, an international scientific reference journal. Previously, she worked as a digital editor for CMC ReSearch, Inc., a CD-ROM publisher of medical journals and titles located in Portland, Oregon, and spent 12 years in the legal field, working as a corporate and securities legal assistant in Tampa, Florida. Nina holds an Masters of Liberal Arts and Sciences degree from UNC Asheville with a focus on sustainability and local food systems and a B.A. in English Literature from Lewis & Clark College in Portland, Oregon.

Selected Publications and Presentations

  • Hall, Nina Flagler. "A Foodless Neighborhood in a 'Foodie' Town: Tracing Scarcity in Asheville's East End Neighborhood." Southern Cultures (Summer 2017): 113–133.
  • Rogers, Karin, Jim Fox, Matt Hutchins, and Nina Hall. Moving Toward Resilience: A Structured Resilience Planning Process in Asheville, North Carolina. Poster presentation at the National Adaptation Forum, Saint Paul, MN, May 9-11, 2017.
  • Fox, James, Matt Hutchins, Nina Hall, and Karin Rogers. "From Hazard Mitigation to Community Sustainability: Resilience Planning in Asheville, North Carolina." Carolina Planning Journal 42 (2017): 76–85.
  • Hall, Nina Flagler (Presenter), Caroline Dougherty (Presenter), John Frimmel, and James Fox. The Emperor's New Clothes: Redressing the U.S. Climate Resilience Toolkit. Presentation at the Carolinas Climate Resilience Conference, Charlotte, NC, September 12–14, 2016.
  • Hall, Nina Flagler, Jim Fox, Caroline Dougherty, Ian Johnson, Matt Hutchins, Karin Rogers, David Herring, and LuAnn Dahlman. Development of the U.S. Climate Resilience Toolkit. Poster presentation at the International Symposium on Society and Resource Management, Charleston, SC, June 13–18, 2015.
  • Hall, Nina Flagler. East End: The Food Desertification of a Neighborhood Through Urban Renewal. Presentation for Appalachia Sampler | Then and Now, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, Asheville, NC, October 15, 2014, and for the Festival of Dionysus in the Mountain South, UNC Asheville, Asheville, NC, April 23, 2015. 

Selected NEMAC Projects


  • Publication Management
  • Content Management System Design
  • Copyediting/Proofreading
  • Adobe CreativeSuite, Microsoft Office, Drupal and WordPress content management systems
  • NCI Charrette System™ Training, Harvard University Graduate School of Design, 2012