Ph.D. Student Profile

Kasia (Katarzyna)  Klasa, BS, BSN, MPH

Kasia (Katarzyna) Klasa, BS, BSN, MPH

  • PhD Candidate (2023)
  • Cognate: Political Science


  • Coordinated Dual-Degree in Nursing and Healthcare Management
  • Master of Public Health, School of Public Health, University of Michigan (2017)
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania (2014)
  • Bachelor of Science in Economics, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania (2014)

Research Interests & Projects

  • Risk governance
  • Natural disasters
  • Resilience
  • Emergency management
  • Public health policy
  • Comparative health politics
  • Federalism
  • State and local politics and policy

Selected Publications


Additional Information

  • AcademyHealth
  • American Nurses Association
  • American Political Science Association
  • American Public Health Association
  • Society of Risk Analysis

  • Rackham Merit Fellow
  • T32 National Research Service Award Training Fellowship
  • Weiser Emerging Democracies Fellowship