New Postdoctoral Fellow joins UCRSEA in Fall 2017

Dr. Yanjun Cai is UCRSEA’s Postdoctoral Fellow for 2017/2018 and is expected to join the project in Fall 2017. She completed her PhD in Urban and Regional Planning at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa in December 2016. Her doctoral dissertation, “Photovoice for Vulnerability: Resilience Building in the Philippines”, was funded by the Toyota Foundation and recognized by the MIT Climate CoLab Popular Choice Award. Dr. Cai has years of research and practice experience in resiliency planning, environmental policy, participatory governance, and community capacity building in the Asia-Pacific region. She has worked with a number of organizations, including the Asian Development Bank, University of the Philippines, University at Albany, and NGOs in the Philippines, China, and Vietnam.