Karen Merritt


Karen received her PhD in Environmental Engineering from the University of Maine and her MPH from UMass Amherst. Her research examines Infrastructure × Health Access Disparities. Karen currently works as an environmental and public health engineer, focused principally on water quality and remedial design for contaminated sediment sites, and on framework expansion for undergraduate engineering education.

Fellow at a Glance

Fellowship Year:
Academic Background:
University of Maine at Orono; UMass Amherst, MPH, Ph.D.
Current Position:
Environmental and Public Health Engineer
Engineering, Chemistry, Toxicology
Environmental & Public Health
Water Resources
Currently Working On:
Environmental Engineering and Community Health Advocacy

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