Carla May Dhillon

Doctoral Track: 
Resource Policy and Behavior (RPB)
Entering year: 
2013
Education: 

MS, California State Polytechnic University, Ponoma (regenerative studies) 

BS, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo (civil engineering)

Carla May Dhillon is a PhD candidate in environmental social sciences at the University of Michigan School of Natural Resources & Environment, and a licensed Civil Engineer. Her doctoral research focuses on climate change, environmental inequality, and the study of boundaries. Carla has also researched uses of citizen science to pursue environmental justice in urban Southern California. She has over ten years of professional experience in engineering, green/ecological building, and appropriate technologies. Carla’s current research investigates collaborations in climate change science networks, and inequalities related to climate adaptation.

Fields of Study: Climate Change/Adaptation; Environmental Justice; Boundary/Border Studies; Decolonial Theory; Science & Technology Studies

Select publications: 

Dhillon, C. M. (In Review). Street Science in an Urban Southern California Environmental Justice Conflict. 
 
Maldonado, J.K., H. Lazrus, S.K. Bennett, K. Chief, C. M. Dhillon, B. Gough, L. Kruger, J. Morisette, S. Petrovic & K.P. Whyte. (2016). The Story of Rising Voices: Facilitating Collaboration between Indigenous and Western Ways of Knowing. In M. Companion and M. Chaiken (Eds.) Responses to Disasters and Climate Change: Understanding Vulnerability and Fostering Resilience (pp. 15-25). Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press.
 
Dhillon, C. M. (2010). Metrics: Quantifying Green. In D. Kestner, J. Goupil and E. Lorenz (Eds.) Sustainability Guidelines for the Structural Engineer (pp. 17-28). Reston, VA: American Society of Civil Engineers.
 
Dhillon, C. M. (2010). Local Sourcing and Local Manufacturing. In D. Kestner, J. Goupil and E. Lorenz (Eds.) Sustainability Guidelines for the Structural Engineer (pp. 77-79). Reston, VA: American Society of Civil Engineers.
 
Dhillon, C. M. & Aschheim, M. (2010). Natural Building Materials and Methods. In D. Kestner, J. Goupil and E. Lorenz (Eds.) Sustainability Guidelines for the Structural Engineer (pp. 225-242). Reston, VA: American Society of Civil Engineers.