Liz Koslov, Research Assistant
is a PhD candidate in the Department of Media, Culture, and Communication at New York University
research interests include housing and relocation, urban redevelopment, and the sociology of climate change.
is currently working on her
dissertation, an ethnography of the home buyout process on Staten Island after Hurricane Sandy.
As a research assistant with Rebuild
By Design, Liz
is helping to develop a survey that will track the long-term social, economic, and health outcomes of post-Sandy relocation and rebuilding in New York and New Jersey.
Liz is also a member of the Superstorm Research Lab and the Cities, Culture, and Climate Change working group at NYU's Institute for Public Knowledge.
Before coming to NYU, Liz received an MSc in Culture and Society from the Department of Sociology at the London School of Economics and a BA in Communication and Spanish and Latin American Literature from the George Washington University.
free time, she
enjoys cheering on the Mets, reading crime fiction, and searching for Staten Island's best pizza.