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Mariah D. Caballero

Vanderbilt University Peabody College

Based in

United States
North America

Mariah Caballero is a PhD student in Vanderbilt University’s Community Research and Action (CRA) program. She uses interdisciplinary collaboration and multi-methods approaches to study the food-water-energy nexus for underserved communities in the United States. She is a member of the Drinking Water Justice Lab, a year-round graduate intern at Sandia National Laboratories, and a graduate research fellow at the Clean Energy Transition Institute.

Focus areas of expertise

Climate Justice

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Caballero, M.D., Gunda, T., McDonald, Y.J. (2022). Pollution in the Press: Employing Text Analytics to Understand Regional Water Quality Narratives. Frontiers in Environmental Science, 10. 

Caballero M.D., Bansal, A., Moore-Bloom, R., Quigley, E.V., (2022) Community-Defined Decarbonization: Reflecting Rural Desires for an Equitable Clean Energy Transition in Washington. Clean Energy Transition Institute, Seattle, WA.

McDonald, Y.J., Anderson, K.M., Caballero, M.D., Ding, K.J., Fisher, D, Hill, E., and Morkel, C. (2021). Where are the community water systems? A systematic review of geospatial representation of United States community water system service areas. American Water Works Association Water Science.