Dr. Pallab Mozumder is a Professor (joint appointment in the Dept. of Earth & Environment and the Dept. of Economics) at Florida International University (FIU) in Miami, Florida, USA. He received his PhD in Environmental and Natural Resources Economics from the University of New Mexico (2005), then was a Postdoctoral Fellow at The Environmental Institute (TEI), University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Recently in 2017-18, he was a Sabbatical Fellow at the Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future at Boston University. Dr. Mozumder blends environmental economics, policy and management tools in interdisciplinary contexts to understand the vulnerability associated with climate change, extreme weather events and livelihood insecurity. A coherent theme of his research is on designing optimal policy responses to mitigate these vulnerabilities. His research has been recognized by major funding agencies in the USA such as National Science Foundation (NSF), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Department of Energy (DOE) etc. He has been nominated as one of the Next Generation of Hazard and Disaster Research Fellows by the National Science Foundation.