Larisa is an Extension Associate with Mississippi State University. She is the project coordinator for an interdisciplinary project focused on compound flood modeling in coastal Alabama. Before joining PLACE: SLR Larisa was a contractor with the EPA and Undergraduate Program Manager at the University of Southern Mississippi’s Gulf Coast Research Lab. Larisa earned her B.S. from Auburn University and M.S. from the University of South Alabama/Dauphin Island Sea Lab.

Favorite Spot on the Northern Gulf:

Pensacola Beach