Cascade Tuholske defended his disseration on May 5 via Zoom. Titled “Linking Food Security, Urbanization, & Climate Change in Africa”, his dissertation threading a narrative about the risks and challenges urban Africans face in light of climate change. In attendance were family, friends, and colleagues from across the USA.
His first two chapters have been published in Food Security and Environmental Research Letters, respectively. He is working with his committee to submit his third chapter this month, which details a new globally-comprehensive and longitudinal fine-scale analysis of urban exposure of extreme heat.
He will join Columbia University in the fall of 2020 as an Earth Institute Postdoctoral Research Scientist.