Reed Schuler (2012)
Fellowship Year: 2012
Academic Background: Yale Law School - JD - (Law)
Reed Schuler focuses on urban development, global sustainability, and economic empowerment of low-income communities. As a student at Yale Law School, he has been Co-Chair of Yale Law Social Entrepreneurs, Co-Chair of the Africa Law and Policy Association, a Student Fellow at the Yale China Law Center, and an Associate Fellow with the Yale World Fellows Program. During law school, he has worked with the Center for Market Innovations at NRDC, the building sustainability and transparency platform startup Honest Buildings, and the Environmental Defense Fund. After graduating from Pomona College, Reed traveled to Shanghai, China as a Fulbright Fellow, where he conducted research in urban development, transportation, and sustainability. After his Fulbright research, he led an energy efficiency and renewable energy strategy project in Boston with the social impact consulting group New Sector Alliance and the environmental NGO Mass Audubon. Next, Reed started and managed an innovative, multi-sector behavior change and energy efficiency program for the Baltimore Office of Sustainability and the Baltimore Community Foundation, developing systems to build the market for energy retrofits, learn from patterns of residential energy consumption, give people better data about their energy usage, and help communities across Baltimore reduce their energy consumption and costs. He also consulted for the economic development social enterprise KickStart in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
Expertise: Environmental Policy & Law, Int'l Conservation & Developmt, Business & Finance