anna johnson

Anna Johnson

B.S. '19

Environmental Science & Political Science


Anna is a third-year Environmental Science and Political Science double major with a minor in Environmental Systems and Society. Growing up in Oakland, California, she has always had an affinity for the natural world and environmentalism. She has gained notable experience through her internship at the California State Water Board Stormwater Division, international field research, participation at a PERC colloquium, and research at UCLA. After graduation, she hopes to complete a dual degree with a masters in Environmental Science and an MBA, facilitating a career in corporate sustainability. Outside of her academic endeavors, you may find Anna running, hiking, going to concerts, traveling, or spending time with her friends.


known and emerging risks to islands

Known and emerging risks to small island developing states

Islands are particularly vulnerable to environmental risks from climate change and natural disasters.  These risks can be especially hazardous to a small-scale island economy and have cascading effects; for example, climate change vulnerability can negatively impact an island’s credit rating, further impairing its capacity for increasing resilience. In order to bolster islands’ resilience and adaptive...