Angel Hsu (2012)
Fellowship Year: 2012
Academic Background: Yale University - Ph.D - (Environmental Policy)
Angel Hsu is a PhD candidate at the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies and Project Director of the Environmental Performance Measurement program at the Yale Center for Environmental Law and Policy. Her research focuses on environmental performance measurement and policy evaluation, aiming to understand how quantitative data and scientific approaches can be better geared toward environmental solutions and policymaking. Much of her work has taken place on the ground in China, where she spent the 2010-2011 academic year based at Tsinghua University in Beijing as a U.S. Fulbright Scholar. Prior to coming to Yale, she worked as a Research Analyst at the World Resources Institute (WRI), a non-profit environmental think tank in Washington, D.C., where she helped to develop corporate greenhouse gas reporting initiatives in developing countries and managed the GHG Protocol's programs in China. She is an avid blogger whose blogs have been featured in major media outlets and have taken her to Washington, D.C., where she testified on U.S.-China cooperation on the environment in front of the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission in April 2010. She also holds an MPhil in Environmental Policy from the University of Cambridge and a BS in Biology and BA in Political Science from Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
Expertise: Environmental Policy & Law
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