elijah catalan

Elijah Catalan

Graduate Student

Institute of the Environment and Sustainability


Elijah is an incoming graduate student at UCLA in the Institute of the Environment and Sustainability where he will study climate-change impacts in coastal zones and their connection with issues of environmental justice. He is a class of 2020 alumnus of Howard University in Washington, D.C. where he was a double major in biology and environmental studies. After finishing his graduate studies, Elijah plans to enter a research-based career where he can help protect and empower those communities disproportionately impacted by environmental conditions and underrepresented in the field of environmental conservation