The Effects of Wildfire Destruction on Migration in the United States


Mencoff Hall 205

Kathryn McConnell, Postdoctoral Research Associate in Sociology, PSTC

Bio: Kathryn McConnell is a Postdoctoral Research Associate at Brown University Population Studies and Training Center, where she studies the relationships between environmental hazards and migration. Her current projects draw on Census administrative records, consumer credit histories, and postal service delivery data to model mobility patterns. Kathryn completed her Ph.D. and M.E.Sc. at Yale University School of the Environment, where she studied environmental sociology. In 2024, Kathryn will join the University of British Columbia’s Department of Sociology as an assistant professor.

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