As the Resilience Research Scientist, Kristin conducts research and outreach that connects hydrologic science to resilience in support of CUAHSI’s mission to advance interdisciplinary water science. Kristin is currently leading a study that investigates how the National Water Model (a hydrologic model) can be applied to community resilience planning.
Kristin is an interdisciplinary scientist who, prior to CUAHSI, completed dual Master’s degrees in Oceanography and Applied & Resource Economics at the University of Connecticut, was a 2016 Knauss Marine Policy Fellow, and most recently completed her Ph.D. in Natural Resources from the University of Vermont. Kristin’s dissertation research focused on connecting coastal resilience with the food-energy-water nexus in the context of planning and policy. Outside of work, Kristin enjoys cooking, traveling, and listening to podcasts.
Fun Fact: Kristin prefers visiting beaches in the winter and assisted in sailing a boat from Bermuda to Connecticut.