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Génesis Álvarez Rosario

Génesis Álvarez Rosario

Graduate Research Fellow, Urban Resilience to Extremes Sustainability Research Network, University of Puerto Rico-Río Piedras

genesis.alvarez@upr.edu

Beatriz Lassale Graduate School of Social Work
University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras

Titles

  • PhD Student, Beatriz Lassalle Graduate School of Social Work, University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras
  • Graduate Research Fellow, Urban Resilience to Extremes Sustainability Research Network, University of Puerto Rico-Río Piedras

Biography

Génesis Álvarez Rosario is a doctoral student in the Beatriz Lassalle Graduate School of Social Work and a research assistant for Centro de Investigaciones Sociales (CIS) at the University of Puerto Rico-Río Piedras. Álvarez Rosario holds a bachelor’s and a masters’ in Social Work. At CIS, she is a graduate fellow for the City of San Juan in the National Science Foundation (NSF) Urban Resilience to Extremes Sustainability Research Network. Her research within UREx focuses on evaluating adaptive and transformative strategies proposed by city decision-makers and stakeholders.

Génesis also worked as a research assistant for the projects ‘Integrating Traditional and Formal Knowledge: A Community Education Program on Climate Change for Puerto Rico’, funded by NOAA, and, ‘Efficacy of Informal Science Education Practices to Develop Hispanic Citizen Scientists in the Watershed of the Río Grande of Manatí’, funded by NSF.

Posters

2017

Santos, J. M., A. Robles-Morua, G. Álvarez Rosario, V. S. Verduzco, A. Mendez, E. Calvo and E. Tapia. 2017. Drought task force: Ongoing research and future directions. Poster presented at the 2nd Annual UREx SRN All Hands Meeting, New York, NY.