Elmira Kalhor

Postdoctoral Research Associate

I am a postdoctoral research associate working with Dr. Michael Oppenheimer at the Princeton School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University. My research is focused on the impacts and human responses to climate change. More specifically, I work on quantifying human adaptation strategies in hazard-prone areas prior, during and post disasters.

I am both an engineer and an economist by training. I graduated with a Ph.D. in Engineering (2017) and a Ph.D. in Economics (2019) from the University of New Mexico. As a civil engineer, most of my postgraduate research has been dedicated to decision analysis and operations research. In economics, I am an environmental/natural resource economist with a minor in public economics. Integrating my cross-disciplinary background, I am interested in analyzing complex systems that are formed at the interface between human and natural/built environment.