Efadul Huq is Assistant Professor of Environmental Science and Policy at Smith College. He received his doctoral degree in urban and regional planning at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. His research explores the relationships between wetlands, livelihoods, and planning in the global South. More broadly, he is interested in analyzing relationships between socio-ecological change and regional development that shape livelihoods and ecosystems across urban and rural regions in the context of global displacements and climate change.  In his free time, Huq enjoys reading and writing poetry and fiction.