Enessa Janes has a BS in Earth Systems from Stanford University and an MS in Journalism and Environmental Communication from Stanford University. She has five years of experience working in the private and nonprofit sectors on urban planning, environmental science, and local sustainability. Enessa has worked internationally with The Asia Foundation on mining and water quality monitoring projects in Mongolia and with the Pan-American Advanced Studies Institute for Research on Climate Change and Hazards in Panama. She has also participated in domestic research studies related to hospitals, disasters and social vulnerability. Enessa is currently a PhD candidate at the CU College of Architecture and Planning.
Enessa's research focuses on urban hazard mitigation and how processes of collaborative planning affect social vulnerability and local disaster resilience. Her work deals with hazard mitigation planning and the mobilization of local community knowledge.Non-Research Highlights
Enessa is a six-time Ultimate Frisbee National Champion and also holds one World Championship title.