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Erica D. Walker

Erica D. Walker is the RGSS Assistant Professor of Epidemiology at the Brown University School of Public Health. She is also the founder of Community Noise Lab, a research lab that supports communities with their noise issues using real-time monitoring, smartphone technology, community surveying, laboratory experiments, and community engagement activities. She believes in problem-solving and leaving things better than when she found them.

Currently, she works across New England and in Mississippi, where she is additionally looking at air, water, and visual pollution.

Who Gets Peace and Quiet?: Urban Noise in the COVID-19 Pandemic

During the COVID-19 stay-at-home advisories of 2020, the world quieted. As a community noise researcher, I felt the changes acutely.

October 18, 2023