Erin Arneson is a PhD student in Civil Engineering, with an emphasis in Construction Engineering and Management, at the University of Colorado Boulder. Erin graduated with a Bachelor of Architecture from Kansas State University and a MS in Construction Engineering and Management from the University of Washington. Prior to entering academia, Erin worked as a project manager in the architecture and construction industry for over seven years. She is currently researching how construction industry supply chains, including material and labor resources, can respond to regional disruptions and unexpected demand surge.