Hamad Sindhi is a doctoral student in Sociology at the CUNY Graduate Center. His research is situated at the intersection of environmental disasters and citizenship, specifically examining post-disaster state response and claims to benefits and protection by vulnerable communities. He is also passionate about pedagogy, and is in the process of earning the doctoral certificate in Interactive Technology & Pedagogy. Hamad has taught many courses at CUNY, including, Introduction to Sociology, Research Methods, and Sociology of the Internet. He is also involved in student government and advocacy, and is currently the Co-Chair for Communications at the Doctoral Students’ Council.