Past WSSS Fellows

 

 

Listed here are WSSS research fellows from past years. See a list of this year's fellows >>

 

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⇒ 2012-2013 WSSS Fellows


Impact of Hydroelectric Dams on Indigenous Language Retention: A Case Study at Chixoy Dam
Noah Cohen-Cline, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy

Advisor Shinsuke Tanaka, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy


Building the Framework for a Pilot Study of Urine Diversion Systems in Falmouth
Lauren Cole, School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning

Advisor Scott Horsley, School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning

 

Estimating Domestic Water Demand in the West Bank, Palestine: Transforming understanding about domestic water use from basic needs to increasing resilience
Stephanie Galaitsis, School of Engineering, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Advisor Annette Huber-Lee, Independent Scholar and Senior Advisor, Stockholm Environment Institute

 

Simulation-Based Game Development for Experiential Learning in Water Management Systems
Margaret Kurth, School of Engineering, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Advisor Chris Rogers, School of Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering

 

Hydropower, Equity and Water Governance: A Case Study in Laos
Kate Olson, School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning

Advisor Annette Huber-Lee, Independent Scholar and Senior Advisor, Stockholm Environment Institute

 

Good governance at the intersection of water and climate change policy – can third parties prevent Lake Balkhash from becoming another Aral Sea disaster?
Lesley Pories, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy

Advisor William Moomaw, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy

 

A Post-Implementation Assessment of Clean Water Programs in Ecuador
Gabrielle String, School of Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering

Advisor Douglas Matson, School of Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering

 

Stream Flow Depletion in Beaver Brook and the Impact of Implementing Sustainable Yield Guidelines
Adam Weinberg, School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning

Advisor Robert Russell, School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning


⇒ 2011-2012 WSSS Fellows


Domestic Water Consumption and Hygienic Practices as Indicators of Enteric Infections in Vellore, India
Negin Ashoori, School of Engineering, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Advisor Elena Naumova, School of Engineering, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

 

The Value of Information: Applying Energy Smart Grid Concepts to Small-scale Water Resource Management and Planning
Jeffrey Bate, School of Engineering, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Advisor Richard Vogel, School of Engineering, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

 

Relation Between the Seasonality of Cryptosporidiosis Outbreaks and Physiochemical Soil Properties
Andrea Brown, School of Engineering, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Advisor Elena Naumova, School of Engineering, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

 

Strengthening Agroforestry Projects & Impact Assessment in Huehuetenango, Guatemala
Sarah Coleman, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Agriculture, Food and Environment Program

Advisor Timothy Griffin, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Agriculture, Food and Environment Program

 

Epidemiology of Water-related Diseases in the Context of Rapid and Massive Urban Displacement
Claudio Deola, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Development Economics and Human Security, International Environment and Natural Resource Policy
Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy

Advisors Timothy Griffin, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Agriculture, Food and Environment Program
David Gute, School of Engineering, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

 

Detecting the Power of Climate Trends: A New Decision Tree Methodology to Assess Risks and Costs of Adapting to an Uncertain Future
Ana Rosner, School of Engineering, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Advisor Richard Vogel, School of Engineering, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

 

An Economic Assessment of Water and Energy Tradeoffs in Rice Production of Developing Nations in Asia, Using a Generalized Allocation Model
(Jennifer) Yaning Shen, Graduate School of Arts & Sciences, Department of Economics

Advisors Annette Huber-Lee, School of Engineering, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Jeff Zabel, School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics

 

Studying the Impact of Climate Change on Water Conflicts through Transboundary and Domestic Water Conflict Case Studies
Yuan Wang, School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning

Advisors Shafiqul Islam, School of Engineering, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
William Moomaw, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy
Robert Russell, School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning


⇒ 2010-2011 WSSS Fellows


By Land and By Sea: Global Links Among Artisan and Small-Scale Food Producers
Ellen Tyler, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy
Amanda Beal, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy
Advised by Tim Griffin, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Agriculture, Food and Environment Program

 

Long Term Agricultural Planning in a Non-Stationary World: Accounting for Future Changes in Demographics, Land-Use and Hydrology through a Generalized Water Allocation Model
Eric Vaughan, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Advised by Rich Vogel, School of Engineering, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Tim Griffin, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Agriculture, Food and Environment Program
Annette Huber-Lee, School of Engineering, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

 

A Comparative Study of Adaptation to Coastal Flooding and Sea Level Rise in La Ceiba, Honduras and Boston, Massachusetts
Laura Kuhl, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy
Advised by Astier Almedom, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy
Paul Kirshen, School of Engineering, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

 

Diagnostic Test Accuracy and Spatial Heterogeneity of Urinary Schistosomiasis in the Eastern Region, Ghana
Karen Kosinski (Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering)

 

Building Resilience to Food and Water Scarcity in Social-Ecological Ago-Ecosystems through the Diffusion of Water Management Innovations: A Case Study of the Quesungual Slash-and-Mulch Agroforestry System
John Parker (Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy)

 

Deadly Tradeoffs: Optimizing Evacuation Times for Coastal Communitites
Jeff Cegan (Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering)

 

Use of SUSTAIN as a Decision Support System for Stormwater Management Planning
Lauren Caputo (Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering)
Jack Melcher (Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and the Department of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning)

 

Assessing the Short-Term Impact of School-Based Safe Water Points on Childhood Diarrheal Disease and School Attendance in Somali Region, Ethiopia
Gogi Grewal (Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy)




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