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Jorge Soldevila Irizarry

is a MIS/IT Assistant at the Center for Puerto Rican Studies at CUNY Hunter College. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in History from the University of Puerto Rico – Mayagüez and is currently pursuing a Master of Arts in Geography at CUNY Hunter College. As a member of the Centro Data Lab, Jorge assists with data preparation and GIS mapping and analysis on subjects related to the Puerto Rican community in Puerto Rico and the U.S. mainland. He has also conducted research on Corsican migration to Puerto Rico and on Hurricane Maria’s impact on coastal erosion on the west coast of Puerto Rico. Currently he researches post hurricane Maria migration in the context of climate migration. Other research interests include environmental history, disasters, climate migration, and coloniality.