I am periodically looking for undergraduate research assistants at the University of Miami. If you are interested, please feel free to get in touch through my email at

Current undergraduate research assistants:

Charlotte Fernandez-Hoffman

Originally from New York, I am an undergraduate Senior pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Ecosystem Science & Policy as well as Geography & Sustainable Development. I am now applying my knowledge as a research assistant to develop a survey instrument for data collection on South Miami households’ preferences for climate adaptation strategies. Outside of class, I am very active and enjoy scuba diving, running, and playing tennis.

Leah Jones

I am from Jacksonville, Florida, majoring in International Studies and Double Minoring in Africana Studies and Geography and Sustainable Development. I am a Research Assistant studying Climate Gentrification and Adaptation in Miami and the Secretary of the African Student’s Union. My passions/interests include Environmental Justice, Pan-Africanism, Womanism and Art. In my free time, I enjoy reading, painting, and makeup artistry.

Sophia Plancich

I am from Fairfax, Virginia, and am a double major in International Studies and Ecosystem Science and Policy, with a minor in Geography and Sustainability. I am interested in Environmental Conservation and love to paint in my free time.