Pre-Doctoral Fellows

Sarah Armitage

HEEP Pre-Doctoral Fellow
Ph.D. Student in Political Economy and Government

Sarah’s research interests center around the economics of environmental regulation, energy economics, and industrial organization.

Megan Bailey

HEEP Pre-Doctoral Fellow
Ph.D. Student in Public Policy
Megan seeks to evaluate the environmental efficacy and economic efficiency of policy options for curbing greenhouse gas emissions, such as carbon taxes and …

Jonathan Baker

HEEP Pre-Doctoral Fellow
Ph.D. Student in Public Policy

Jonathan is interested in investigating economic institutions for sustainable water use in developing countries and the interrelationships between …

Patrick Behrer

HEEP Pre-Doctoral Fellow
Ph.D. Student in Public Policy

Patrick Behrer holds an A.B. in economics from Harvard University and a M.S. in resource economics from Colorado State University.

Dana Beuschel

HEEP Pre-Doctoral Fellow
Ph.D. Student in Economics
Dana's research interests include valuation of environmental amenities, the interaction of location and energy use, and the relationship between energy policy …

Rohit Chandra

HEEP Pre-Doctoral Fellow
Ph.D. Student in Public Policy
Rohit's research focuses on the history, evolution and dynamics of energy markets in South Asia, particularly in India.

Cuicui Chen

HEEP Pre-Doctoral Fellow
Ph.D. Student in Public Policy

Cuicui is interested in applying and developing tools in industrial organization and microeconomic theory to the study of environment and energy.

Nathan Fleming

HEEP Pre-Doctoral Fellow
Ph.D. Student in Public Policy
Nathan is interested in natural resource economics and security studies: Specifically, he is interested in understanding how access to natural resources …

Todd Gerarden

HEEP Pre-Doctoral Fellow
Ph.D. Student in Public Policy

Todd’s interests lie at the intersection of energy and environmental economics, public economics, and industrial organization.

Tara Grillos

HEEP Pre-Doctoral Fellow
Ph.D. Student in Public Policy
Tara's area of research is environment and development policy.

Alicia Harley

HEEP Pre-Doctoral Fellow
Ph.D. Student in Public Policy
Alicia is interested in regional and global food systems and their relationship to agriculture and water policies especially under the constraints of current …

Stuart Iler

HEEP Pre-Doctoral Fellow
Ph.D. Student in Public Policy

Stuart is interested in environmental and energy economics and policy, and in particular the design and evaluation of policies to promote renewable energy …

Julia Joo-A Lee

HEEP Pre-Doctoral Fellow
Ph.D. Student in Public Policy

Joo-A is interested in how social psychology and behavioral economics may encourage more environmentally sustainable consumer behavior.

Jennifer Kao

HEEP Pre-Doctoral Fellow
Ph.D. Student in Public Policy

Jennifer's interests lie in environmental economics, applied industrial organization, and development economics, with a focus on transparency initiatives.