Portland State University
Kristina is pursuing a doctorate in Transportation Engineering, focusing on the relationship between travel behavior and land use. Her work is motivated by her personal interest in improving the ways in which we plan for development, ultimately giving communities more choices in how they live and how they get around.
University of Utah
Gail's research looks into how urban environments, as well as sociodemographic characteristics, affect obesity in young adults. She is writing her dissertation on the influence of neighborhood characteristics on the BMI, obesity, and physical activity of young adults in the U.S.