Elizabeth Bastian

Title Graduate Student
Department Department of Urban and Regional Planning

Academic Year 2015-2016 FLAS Fellow

Language: Arabic, 1st Year

Elizabeth Bastian is a second year Master’s in Urban Planning student, focusing on transportation and land use policy and international planning. Her capstone project focuses on creating an open-source web map that intersects surface temperature and social vulnerability to discover areas susceptible to extreme heat events. With a background in both urban studies and anthropology, she hopes to use Arabic to work in the creation and maintenance of international transportation policy and general international relations.