Marie-Claire Meadows is a MPH Student in Chronic Disease Epidemiology at the Yale School of Public Health. Her research interests include the health effects of climate disasters, climate-induced migration, and refugees. Previously, she studied in Geneva, Switzerland, where she focused on global health and international health development policy. In addition to serving as a research assistant for the RISK project, she assists on studies focused on intergenerational trauma and Afghanistan climate migrants. She received her BA in Global Health from the University of Connecticut in 2020.


Tyler Woods is a PhD Student in Sociology at Harvard University. Broadly, his research interests include poverty, precarious work, social welfare policy, and natural disasters. His current work investigates the public and private safety nets that low-income households draw upon following a natural disaster. He serves as a research assistant on the Resilience in Survivors of Katrina (RISK) project, and he is a Graduate Student Affiliate at the Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies. Prior to Harvard, Tyler worked as a research analyst at the Urban Institute’s Center on Labor, Human Services, and Population. While at Urban, he conducted research on the safety net and the social and economic well-being of low-income and vulnerable children and families, including projects related to cash assistance, Head Start, subsidized childcare, and healthy marriage and relationship education programs. His portfolio of work also included studies on veteran families, children of immigrants, refugee integration, and racial and ethnic disparities in human services. He received his BA in Sociology with a minor in Poverty, Justice, and Human Capabilities from Rice University.