Associate Professor, Dept. of Earth & Environment & Dept. of Economics, Florida International University
PhD, University of New Mexico
Pallab Mozumder is an Associate Professor in the Dept. of Earth & Environment with joint appointment in the Dept. of Economics at Florida International University (FIU), Miami, Florida. He coordinates the Social Science Research Lab at the International Hurricane Research Center (IHRC) at FIU. He is an environmental economist with expertise in socio-economic aspects of natural hazards. His research on hurricane risk mitigation and evacuation behavior has been funded by federal and state agencies such as the National Science Foundation, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Florida Department of Community Affairs and Florida Sea Grant. He received his PhD in Environmental and Natural Resources Economics from the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico. Before joining at FIU, he spent two years as a Post Doctoral Fellow at The Environmental Institute (TEI), University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA. In 2017-18, he is a Sabbatical Scholar at the Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future at the Boston University.