Laura Sigelmann

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Junior Adjunct Fellow

Expertise: Climate change and conflict, climate change adaptation, sustainable development, Southeast Asia

Laura Sigelmann is in her final year of a dual Masters program at the University of Texas’ LBJ School of Public Affairs and Jackson School of the Geosciences. Her focus is on environmental security, climate change, and conflict.

Laura is a Brumley Fellow at UT’s Robert Strauss Center for International Security and Law working with the Complex Emergencies and Political Stability in Asia program. She is writing her thesis on climate vulnerability and security in Cambodia. As part of her research, Laura visited Cambodia in December to conduct community surveys on climate vulnerability and security risks.

Laura previously interned in the Climate Change Adaptation Unit at United Nations Environment in Nairobi, Kenya.

Recent Posts

The Alarming Future of Global Water Resources

Posted on: August 8th, 2019

China’s Opening to Influence the Freely Associated States

Posted on: July 30th, 2019

Climate Change-Induced Heatwaves May Make South Asia Unlivable by 2100

Posted on: July 3rd, 2019

How Climate Change Threatens the U.S. Energy System

Posted on: July 2nd, 2019

ASP CEO BGen Stephen Cheney on WUNC

Posted on: June 26th, 2019