Irene Routte

Irene Routté

Irene Routté is a doctoral student at the University of Michigan in the joint program in Social Work and Socio-Cultural Anthropology. Her research is focused on refugee resettlement, forced migration and displacement, and centers how people are in relationship with their built and natural environment and its effects on well-being and community resilience/development. She is particularly concerned with how community organizations can best support and empower those who are the most marginalized and at risk of displacement due to the effects of climate and environmental change.