PhD Student, Toulan School of Urban Studies and Planning, Portland State University
Toulan School of Urban Studies and Planning
Portland State University
P.O. Box 751 - USP
Portland, OR 97207-0751
- PhD Student, Toulan School of Urban Studies and Planning, Portland State University
Dana Hellman is a first year PhD student in the Urban Studies program at Portland State University. With help from her mentor, Dr. Vivek Shandas, she is researching the effects of urban heat in SRN-affiliated cities, as well as possible amelioratory solutions. In addition to urban heat, her doctoral research interests include climate migration and aquatic resource management. Prior to attending PSU, Dana twice attended the University of Cincinnati where she earned her BA in Anthropology, and Master of Community Planning degree, focusing on environmental planning and geographic information systems.
Voelkel, J., D. Hellman, R. Sakuma and V. Shandas. 2018. Assessing Vulnerability to Urban Heat: A Study of Disproportionate Heat Exposure and Access to Refuge by Socio-Demographic Status in Portland, Oregon. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 15(4):. DOI: 10.3390/ijerph15040640. (link )