Learn more about the team of graduate and undergraduate students who I work with! If you're a dynamic, dedicated prospective graduate student interested in disaster risk, please see current openings in my group in the opportunities page.

PhD students

Lindsey Rotche

Geography, expected graduation Summer 2022

Lindsey Rotche is a master’s student at the University of New Mexico in the Geography and Environmental Studies program with a concentration in Geographic Information Systems (GIS). Her research interests lie in natural hazards and disasters, GIS, global climate change, and cartography. Her current thesis work involves mapping and modeling avalanche hazard. She also works on the USGS consequence driven earthquake scenario selection project. Outside of academia she works as a ski patrol at Ski Santa Fe. In her free time, she enjoys biking, backpacking, skiing, rock climbing, hiking, boating, and taking care of her chickens, garden, and pets in Santa Fe.

Undergraduate students

Anistasia Baca

Statistics major and Env Sci minor, expected graduation Spring 2023

Anistasia Baca is an undergraduate studying Statistics with a minor in Environmental Science at the University of New Mexico. At the university, she is a Woodward and a McNair scholar. Her academic interests include the increase of hazard events (specifically wildfires) with climate change, the impact of climate change on communities, data analysis, and modeling. Currently, she is working with Dr. Lin on the NSF post wildfire flooding project. Some things she enjoys doing are, hot yoga, rock climbing, hiking, reading, making playlists, and road trips.

Past group members

Pratistha Sharma

YCL Group Project Assistant, 2022-2023

Geography, MS (in progress)

Cassandra Huneau

YCL Group Undergraduate Researcher, 2022-2023

Geography major

Savannah Tapia

YCL Group Undergraduate Researcher, 2022-2023

Environmental Engineering major