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Erin Friedman

Erin Friedman

Senior Graduate Research Fellow, Urban Resilience to Extremes Sustainability Research Network, City University of New York-Hunter College

erinfri@gmail.com

Graduate Center
City University of New York-Hunter College
695 Park Ave
New York, NY 10065

Titles

  • PhD Student, Earth and Environmental Science (Geography conc.), City University of New York-Hunter College
  • Senior Graduate Research Fellow, Urban Resilience to Extremes Sustainability Research Network, City University of New York-Hunter College

Biography

Erin is a PhD candidate in Earth and Environmental Sciences (Geography concentration) at the Graduate Center, City University of New York, where she is currently a research assistant at the CUNY Institute for Sustainable Cities (CISC). She received her MA in Geography from CUNY Hunter College focusing on the impacts of sea-level rise on Antigua's coastal economy and infrastructure. She is a senior fellow with the Urban Resilience to Extremes Sustainability Research Network (UREx SRN), and works with the Consortium for Climate Risk in the Urban Northeast (CCRUN) NOAA RISA team . Her dissertation research region is in the Caribbean where she focuses on development, environmental politics and disaster risk reduction.

Journal Articles

2018

Garschagen, M., L. Porter, D. Satterthwaite, A. Fraser, M. Nolan, W. Solecki, E. Friedman, E. Dellas and F. Schreiber. 2018. The new urban agenda: From vision to policy and action/Will the new urban agenda have any positive influence on governments and international agencies?..... Planning Theory & Practice 19(1):117-137. DOI: 10.1080/14649357.2018.1412678. (link )

McPhillips, L., H. Chang, M. Chester, Y. Depietri, E. Friedman, N. B. Grimm, J. S. Kominoski, P. T. McPhearson, P. Mendez-Lazaro, E. Rosi-Marshall and J. Shafiei Shiva. 2018. Defining extreme events: A cross-disciplinary review. Earth’s Future 6(3):441-455. DOI: 10.1002/2017EF000686. (link )

Posters

2017

Friedman, E., R. Breitzer and W. Solecki. 2017. Linking resilience and transformation as micro- and macro adaptation. Poster presented at the AGU Fall Meeting 2017, December 11-15, 2017, New Orleans, LA. (link )

McPhillips, L., N. B. Grimm, E. Rosi-Marshall, J. S. Kominoski, Y. Depietri, E. Friedman and P. Mendez-Lazaro. 2017. Defining extreme events: Highlights from ongoing task force research. Poster presented at the 2nd Annual UREx SRN All Hands Meeting, New York, NY.

Selkirk, K., C. Gim, E. Friedman, P. Pajouhesh, R. J. Hobbins, E. B. Kennedy, M. Feagan, M. Matsler, A. L. Brawley-Chesworth, M. M. Hinrich, C. A. Miller, T. R. Miller and T. A. Munoz-Erickson. 2017. Knowledge systems analysis and innovation for urban resilience. Poster presented at the 2nd Annual UREx SRN All Hands Meeting, New York, NY.

Presentations

2017

Solecki, W. and E. Friedman. 2017. Risk management transition in New York City's coastal areas. Presentation at the Resilience 2017: Resilience Frontiers for Global Sustainability, August 20-23, 2017, Stockholm, Sweden. (link )