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Associate Professor

Mach's research explores climate change risks and response options, integrating evidence to support societal adaptations.

PhD Student

Hudson is interested in documenting the uneven impacts and unjust burdens of climate change and building response pathways for marginalized frontline communities. 


PhD Student

Koller works on policy design and analysis at the intersection of climate risk, coastal property markets, and public infrastructure investments.


PhD Student

Kraan researches how flooding impacts societies and how policies can be designed and implemented to adapt to flood hazards, mitigating their impacts.


Research Analyst

Niemann provides statistical expertise while researching community climate change risk adaptation methods, such as managed retreat.

PhD Student

Seeteram's work includes understanding sea level rise adaptation in Miami, FL through an interdisciplinary lens that includes equity, governance, resilience, and community response.



PhD Student

Turek-Hankins leverages her engineering background in the thermal sciences to study how to promote resilience and equity through adaptations to extreme heat.

Garrett and son

Garrett Albistegui Adler

PhD candidate, Stanford E-IPER

Albistegui Adler studies connections between climate variability and violent conflict with the aim of improving policy to prevent such conflict.


MA graduate, Stanford International Policy Studies

Burnett studies the impacts of climate change on national security, with a focus on water security, Arctic security, and stakeholder analysis of defense communities such as the U.S. military.


Jaye Mejía-Duwan

Jaye Mejía-Duwan

SURGE researcher

Mejía-Duwan is passionate about environmental justice with specific research interests in environmental racism, air pollution and public health, and climate-induced migration.


Rebecca Miller

PhD candidate, Stanford E-IPER

Miller researches historic and current wildfire policies in California to understand how federal, state, and local governments prepare for, respond to, and recover from wildfires.

Connor Nolan

Postdoc, Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

Nolan is a climate scientist and ecologist interested in the past, present, and future interactions between climate, carbon, and ecosystems.



Lin Shi

Lin Shi

PhD candidate, Stanford E-IPER

Shi focuses on supply chain environmental impact evaluation and risk management in the information and communications technology (ICT) industry.

Leehi Yona

PhD student, Stanford E-IPER

Yona studies the global carbon cycle and how scientists, policymakers, and people think about how to count greenhouse gas emissions.