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Marisol Becerra

Assistant Professor

Public Policy, Management and Analytics


Marisol Becerra is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Public Policy, Management, and Analytics. Using an environmental justice theoretical framework, her research investigates the implications of environmental policy on poverty, race, and health. Currently, Marisol is exploring the relationship between brownfield redevelopment and gentrification in U.S. cities.

Research interests

  • Environmental Justice
  • Green Gentrification
  • Population Health

Service to Community

Ad hoc reviewer: Environmental Justice, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health.


PhD Environmental Social Science, The Ohio State University, 2020.
MS Environmental Policy and Planning, University of Michigan, 2013.
BA Public Policy Studies, DePaul University, 2011.