Graduate Student Fellow
Sophia Arabadjis is PhD student in the Department of Geography with a focus on methods in the subdiscipline of health and medical geography. Sophia researches how health and disease attainment vary by cumulative environmental and social exposures, including wildfire evacuation orders, pandemic restrictions, and neighborhood/activity space. She uses a host of different data sources including electronic medical record data, wearable technology generated data, and surveys. In addition to her PhD, she is also pursuing a master's in Statistics and Data Science as well as the Demography Emphasis at UCSB.
Grants, Awards and Distinctions:
Graduate Division: Graduate Student Academic Advancement: Scholarly Collaborations ($890.80). GPS Talks: Geography Professionals and Students. New department speaker series hosted by Geography Outreach and Visibility Committee Arabadjis, S.D. (Founding Organizer / PI) Department of Geography UC-Santa Barbara
Multidisciplinary Research for COVID-19 and its Impacts Grant ($6,000). NCASE: Network Connectivity Among Students Enrolled. Team lead of graduate student collaborative team. ($2,000 direct support) (PI) Department of Geography UC-Santa Barbara
Chancellor's Scholar (Central Fellowship)