University of South Florida
Amy Polen is a graduate student utilizing an educational background in public policy, meteorology, and public health. She is currently enrolled at the University of South Florida (USF) College of Public Health, specializing in emergency management and disaster sciences. She earned her bachelor's in Environmental Science and Policy at USF in 2018. During her time at USF, Polen has worked with the USF Hurricane Research Team and the Florida Center for Community Design and Research on projects regarding risk perception, hurricane evacuations, coastal vulnerability, and coastal resiliency.