alumni : Morgan LevyMS, PhD

Morgan Levy is a postdoctoral researcher currently investigating hydrological, climatological, and environmental determinants of disease in the Environmental Health Sciences Division of the School of Public Health at the University of California, Berkeley. Morgan holds a PhD (2016) and M.S. (2012) in Energy and Resources, and a M.A. in Statistics (2013) from UC Berkeley.

Morgan’s research focuses on the effects of land use and climate change on water systems and health; hydrology and water resources management; human-environmental dynamics; and environmental data science. Morgan’s fields of expertise include: hydrology and eco-hydrology; environmental and earth system science; and applied statistics, including causal empirical methods and spatiotemporal data analysis and modeling.

Morgan has worked with the Natural Resources Defense Council, the Pacific Institute, and the California Department of Food and Agriculture, and was the recipient of the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship (NSF-GRFP), Environmental Protection Agency – Science to Achieve Results (EPA-STAR) fellowship, and Hellman Graduate Award.


  • Quantifying the Effect of Land Use Change on Hydrology in Brazil (PhD ’16)
  • Historical Trends in Agricultural Water Use: A California Case Study (MS ’12)



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