Siri J. Colom currently holds a C3 Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in Environmental Studies and Sociology at Connecticut College. She received her PhD in Sociology in 2014 from the University of California Berkeley.
An urban and environmental sociologist, her areas of research broadly focus on social change and inequality in the city. She delves into questions about race, environmental change, and politics. She spent 18 months of field research in post-Katrina New Orleans comparing the political strategies and tactics of three rebuilding struggles in the city.