Ms. Rachel Correll is a NASEM Gulf Research Program’s Science Policy Fellow. She has always been interested in the interaction between community and environment, specifically disaster resilience. Her work has focused on preventing and preparing for flood, understanding motivating factors of migration, and equitable disaster management. At HARC, Ms. Correll works on projects for the Water, Air, and Energy teams investigating resilience, urban heat, and air quality baselines.
Ms. Correll is currently working on several projects for HARC, including H3AT Urban Heat Campaign, ACC grant project, RESIN, Regional Groundwater Science Partnership, and CAP.
Ms. Correll focused on disaster management in the McNair Program at Syracuse University where she received a bachelor’s in Geography and in Earth Science with a minor in Environment & Society. 2019 fellow in the University of Michigan’s Environmental Fellows Program. She is currently a PhD Candidate at Louisiana State University in the Department of Environmental Sciences working with GIS and community resiliency.