Earth Institute Staff Directory

Marguerite Obolensky

PhD Student, Sustainable Development , Ph.D. in Sustainable Development , School of International and Public Affairs


BIOGRAPHY: Marguerite is a first year PhD student in the Sustainable Development PhD program. She is interested in how climate change and particularly extreme weather events impact human migration.

She holds a Master in Environmental Economics and Climate Change from the London School of Economics and in Environmental Science from Ecole Polytechnique, France. Prior to joining Columbia University, Marguerite worked as a consultant in disaster risk management for the World Bank.