Elena Sobrino is an anthropologist and PhD candidate in MIT’s program in History, Anthropology, Science, Technology, and Society. She studies the politics of environmental crises. Her current project is an ethnographic account of the Flint water crisis that explores how familial identities, attachments, and sentiments shape the pursuit of environmental justice. This research has been supported by the Wenner-Gren Foundation and the Martin Family Fellowship for Sustainability.