Chedeya Brown is a first year PhD student. She received her B.A. from UCLA in American Literature & Culture and Spanish. She most recently worked at Cypress Creek, a utility-scale solar energy firm as an Environmental, Social, and Governance Associate. Previously, she has conducted research on Green Gentrification in Barcelona during her time at UCLA. Her research interests lie in the intersection of narrative and energy – ‘petroculture”. In her free time, she enjoys running, looking after her dog, Zuko, and maintaining her houseplants.