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Mariah D. Caballero

Doctoral Student, Community Research & Action, Department of Human and Organizational Development

Mariah Caballero is a fourth-year Doctoral Student in Vanderbilt University’s Community Research and Action (CRA) program. She also contributes research to the Drinking Water Justice Lab and serves as a Research and Development Intern for Sandia National Laboratories.

Previous to her time at Vanderbilt, Mariah received bachelor’s degrees in biology and geography from Vassar College. After working at the Centers for Disease Control, Mariah was employed as a data analyst for the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA)’s Office of Research and Development (ORD), in the Drinking Water Management Branch (DWMB).

Having grown up in rural Eastern Washington, Mariah’s research interests include equitable water and energy systems for rural and Tribal communities, energy sovereignty, and environmental justice. She enjoys multi-methods research approaches, data visualization, and highly interdisciplinary collaborations.

DWJL Projects

  • CWS_ESAB Environmental Justice Mapping