Jodi P. Pracht


Jodi Pracht serves as a Research & Program Analyst for the Institute for Diversity and Inclusion in Emergency Management (I-DIEM). An anthropologist and environmental scientist, Pracht provides nearly 20 years of experience leading archaeological and environmental research with an emphasis on cultural history and impacts. Pracht specializes in issues of adaptation, sustainability, and resilience with an emphasis on water resources, coastal erosion, and sea level rise. Jodi received her Master of Natural Sciences and Master of Arts degrees from Louisiana State University – Baton Rouge and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology from New College in Sarasota, Florida. A Florida native, Pracht aims to further explore intersections of culture and climate change while supporting I-DIEM research initiatives and projects through cultural exploration and data analytics.