York College / City University of New York
Roberts-Semple, Dawn

Roberts-Semple, Dawn

Assistant Professor

Earth and Physical Sciences

Phone: 718-262-2775
Office Location: AC-1E14
Email: drobertssemple@york.cuny.edu

Dr. Roberts-Semple is an environmental scientist with an interdisciplinary background. Her research is focused on the meteorological impacts on particle- and gas-phase air pollutant concentrations, and their cumulative effects on respiratory health. Dr. Roberts-Semple’s teaching interests in the Geosciences include natural landscape processes, land use change and urban environmental issues of energy and resource consumption. She is currently exploring the use of low-cost technology to monitor air pollution through student-centered and community-based participatory research.

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PhD Rutgers University Environmental Science 2012 
MPhil University of Cambridge, UK Environment and Development 1998 
BA University of Guyana Geography 1995 

Areas of Expertise

  • Air pollution characterization
  • Local climate change
  • Public health
  • Environmental sustainability
  • Environmental justice

Publications in Field Of Expertise