As the Department of Homeland Security Flood-Apex Post-Doc, Kristin conducts research investigating resilience as transformation using a food-energy-water nexus approach in the context of disasters and flooding. Kristin is currently documenting strategies to build community flood and disaster resilience.
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.