Current Research Projects

I am currently pursuing research in six areas:

  1. Environmental stress and human migration in southwestern Bangladesh: A comparison of co-evolving natural and human landscapes in a physically and culturally diverse context.

  2. New directions in US climate policy: Integrating insights from social and behavioral science, engineering, and legal scholarship to develop pragmatic approaches that could quickly reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the US during a time when major federal regulations seem unlikely.

  3. Opportunities for resilient and sustainable infrastructure in the Southeastern United States and the potential for this infrastructure to address growing disparities between urban and rural communities.

  4. Data-driven approaches to understanding the impacts of gentrification on vulnerable populations, with a focus on air quality and access to mobility and public transit.

  5. Applications of technology for training the next generation of water-service operators.

  6. Access to safe and affordable drinking water across the United States, with an emphasis on environmental justice and disparities in this access that socially and economically disadvantaged communities.

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