Postdoctoral Associate, University of Minnesota
Nina Brooks is Postdoctoral Associate at the Institute for Social Research & Data Innovation at the University of Minnesota where she is working with the IPUMS PMA team to study environmental impacts on maternal and child health. Dr. Brooks’ research interests lie at the intersection of environment, health, and development and she is broadly interested in the social and environmental determinants of population health. Her current research seeks to improve energy efficiency of and reduce air pollution from brick manufacturing in Bangladesh and examines fertility responses to climate change impacts in sub-Saharan Africa. She holds a PhD in Environment and Resources and an Masters in economics from Stanford University, an MPP from Duke University, with a certificate in international development, and a BA in international political economy from UC Berkeley.