Paris Edwards

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As the ORISE Science Communication Fellow, Paris is involved in science and technology translation for the Northwest Climate Hub. She has an interdisciplinary natural resources background in water management, law, and policy. Her undergraduate studies at Duke University explored the interactions between environmental health and human health, with emphasis on environmental justice and international development. At Oregon State University, she earned an MS collaborating with agencies and stakeholders to design a study on community awareness of nitrate groundwater contamination in the Southern Willamette Valley. She is a recent graduate of the University of Idaho’s Water Resources Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship (IGERT) PhD program, where her work addressed watershed-scale social and hydrologic vulnerability to water resource losses posed by climate change. Along with her studies, her previous work experience has focused on equity, adaptation planning, and improving communication between leadership, resource managers, and the communities they serve. Find details here

ORISE Science Communication Fellow
Corvallis Forestry Sciences Laboratory
3200 SW Jefferson Way, Corvallis, OR 97331
Phone Number
USFS Pacific Northwest Research Station
Focus Area
Climate change vulnerability and adaptation
Socio-ecological systems analysis
Water resources management