Lena Easton-Calabria

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Policy Analyst
Washington Office


M.S. in environmental change and management, University of Oxford; B.A. in medical anthropology and global health, University of Washington


Lena Easton-Calabria is a policy analyst at the RAND Corporation and program manager for the NOAA Mid-Atlantic Regional Integrated Sciences and Assessments (MARISA) center. Lena's work at RAND has focused on climate adaptation, disaster management and nature and human health research.

Prior to joining RAND, Easton-Calabria was an urban conservation project manager for The Nature Conservancy in Washington, D.C. Easton-Calabria was previously an Emerging Explorer with National Geographic, where her research focused on climate adaptation of land-based communities in the Amazon rainforest.

Easton-Calabria holds an MSc in environmental change and management from the University of Oxford and a B.A. in medical anthropology and global health from the University of Washington.