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Deborah Balk
Position: Professor
Campus Affiliation: Baruch College
Phone: 646-660-6762
Degrees/Diplomas: PhD, University of California, Berkeley
Professional Interests
Demography, Urbanization, Climate Change, Disasters  and Health Outcomes; Malnutrition and Obesity

Book Titles & Chapters
 
D. Balk, J.M. Guzman and D. Schensul, 2013. “Harnessing Census Data for Environment and Climate Change Analysis,” In G. Martine and D. Schnesul (eds), The Demography of Adaptation to Climate Change. New York, London and Mexico City: UNFPA, IIED, and El Colegio de Mexico, pp: 74-95.
 
G. McGranahan, D. Balk, G. Martine, and C. Tacoli, 2013. “Fair and Effective Responses to Urbanization and Climate Change: Tapping Synergies and Avoiding Exclusionary Policies, In In G. Martine and D. Schnesul (eds), The Demography of Adaptation to Climate Change. New York, London and Mexico City: UNFPA, IIED, and El Colegio de Mexico, pp 24-40. M.R. Montgomery, and D. Balk, 2011. “The Urban Transition in Developing Countries: Demography Meets Geography” in E. Birch and S. Wachter (eds.), Global Urbanization. (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press).
 
Balk, 2009. “More than a name: Why is Global Urban Population Mapping a GRUMPy proposition?” In P. Gamba and M. Herold, (eds.) Global Mapping of Human Settlement: Experiences, Data Sets, and Prospects, New York: Taylor and Francis, pp. 145-161. Available on-line.
 
D. Balk, M. R. Montgomery, G. McGranahan, D. Kim, V. Mara, M. Todd, T. Buettner, and A. Dorelien, 2009. “Mapping Urban Settlements and the Risks of Climate Change in Africa, Asia, and South America,” In G. Martine, J.M. Guzman, G. McGranahan, D. Schensul, and C. Tacoli (editors), Population Dynamics and Climate Change, New York: United Nations Population Fund and International Institute for the Environment and Development, pp. 80-103.
 
D. Balk, M. R. Montgomery, G. McGranahan, and M. Todd, 2009. “Understanding the Impacts of Climate Change: Linking Satellite and Other Spatial Data with Population Data ,” In G. Martine, J.M. Guzman, G. McGranahan, D. Schensul, and C. Tacoli (editors), Population Dynamics and Climate Change,New York: United Nations Population Fund and International Institute for the Environment and Development, pp. 206-217.
 
Balk, D. 2008. “Urban Population Distribution And The Rising Risks Of Climate Change,” In United Nations Expert Group Meeting On Population Distribution, Urbanization, Internal Migration and Development (New York, 21 – 23 January 2008), NY: United Nations (Publication ESA/WP.206), pp. 335-344.

Selected Publications
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Education
PhD, University of California, Berkeley
MPP, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor