Nadia A. Seeteram

Postdoctoral Research Scientist, Columbia Climate School

Affiliated with: Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory (LDEO)

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Nadia Seeteram is a Postdoctoral Research Scientist at Columbia University's Climate School. Her current research is focused on understanding multi-sectoral policy solutions for reducing climate risks across U.S. housing markets. She received her Ph.D. in Earth Systems Science at Florida International University, where she researched the dynamic, long-term impacts of sea-level rise on coastal communities and their implications for future climate-related migration. Her doctorate research was supported by a National Science Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grant and by the Volo Foundation. She has held research positions at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the New York State Governor’s Office of Storm Recovery. Nadia also received an M.S. in Environmental Studies from Florida International University and a B.S. in Psychology and Environmental Policy from Fordham University. She is also a Climate Security Fellow with the Council of Strategic Risks at the Center for Climate and Security.