University of North Carolina, Chapel hill
Lauren is a PhD student in the Department of Geological Sciences at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is interested in understanding the complexities of the coupled human-natural system in order to improve risk management and climate adaptation strategies. Her current research is focused on characterizing flood hazards and the associated socio-economic risks in coastal, urban watersheds. Lauren likes to be creative whether it is in her research, arts and crafts, board game strategies, cooking, pranking her pets, or planning a weekend of outdoor explorations.