Tamma is an Assistant Professor at the Bren School of Environmental Science and Management at the University of California, Santa Barbara, a faculty research fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research, and an affiliate of the Environmental Markets Lab and Climate Impact Lab. Her research combines economics with datasets and methodologies from remote sensing, data science, and climate science to quantify how environmental change and economic development shape one another. Her work specifically focuses on climate change, water scarcity, and the use of remote sensing for global-scale environmental and socioeconomic monitoring. Tamma joined the Bren School after a postdoc at the Energy Policy Institute at the University of Chicago and she holds a PhD in Agricultural and Resource Economics from the University of California, Berkeley. Tamma was a Rhodes Scholar at the University of Oxford.
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