Early-Career Research Fellow

Elyse Zavar
Elyse Zavar

Elyse Zavar, assistant professor in the Department of Emergency Management and Disaster Science, is one of 20 fellows selected as a 2020 Early-Career Research Fellow by the Gulf Research Program of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine. Her research focuses on federally funded land purchased to relocate residents out of high-risk areas like floodplains or hurricane-impacted coastlines, and the challenges and successes of open space land management by local governments.