Jia Coco Liu

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Mailing Address
Yale School of Forestry &
Environmental Studies
195 Prospect Street
New Haven, CT 06511



B.A. Middlebury College (2011)

M.Phil. Yale University (2014)


I am a fifth-year PhD candidate at FES with Professor Michelle L. Bell. I am expected to graduate in May, 2016. My primary research interest is Environmental Health. More specifically, I am interested in the potential impacts of air pollution and climate change on human health. My dissertation research is on present-day and future air pollution from wildfires, its health effect, and the resulting environmental justice issues.

In my spare time I work at the Yale Statistical Laboratory as a statistical consultant and instructor. My current and past courses include GIS workshops, introduction to R, intermediate R, Advanced Excel, and introduction to SAS. I am also a graduate affiliate at Davenport College at Yale, which involves adivising undergraduate students interested in applying to graduate schools. I enjoy teaching and working with students from various academic and social backgrounds.