Recent graduates, Dr. Mihunov and Kejin Wang receive prestigious department awards

Volodymyr Mihunov and Kejin Wang were recognized at the annual 2018-2019 LSU College of Coast and Environment scholarships and awards convocation. Volodymyr Mihunov received Sustainable Environment Award, that recognizes outstanding research that furthers understanding of social and ecological resilience, for his PhD dissertation “Dynamics of the Community Resilience to Drought Hazard in the South-Central United States”. Kejin Wang received Dr. Joseph Martinez Memorial Award, that recognizes outstanding graduate student research in environmental sciences in memory of Dr. Joe Martinez, the first director of the Institute for Environmental Studies. His master’s thesis is titled “Twitter Use in Hurricane Isaac and Its Implications to Disaster Resilience”.