About

The Resilient Communities Lab (RCL) is led by Associate Professor Janelle Knox-Hayes and focuses on understanding the systems dynamics shaping the environmental, social and economic impacts of coastal communities, mapping social values of communities in transition, and planning and designing resilient solutions. The lab is establishing relationships with Native American and Alaska Native communities with an aim to co-produce knowledge abbout the challenges of climate adaptation and relocation and to help the communities build resilience. The RCL is housed within the Department of Urban Studies and Planning (DUSP).