Sustainability Research from a Systems Perspective

My work

examines the sustainability implications of emerging technologies. I take a perspective blending principles from behavioral economics and industrial ecology to form a unique systems modeling approach. My dissertation research investigates the effects of expanded refrigerated supply chains on food system sustainability.

I am

a PhD candidate at the University of Michigan’s Center for Sustainable Systems.

I earned a BS in Economics and Environmental Policy from Carnegie Mellon University, and have conducted research with their Engineering and Public Policy department.

I have also worked for the National Academy of Sciences, served as the Finance Chair for the Michigan University-Wide Sustainability & Environment (MUSE) Conference, and initiated a partnership between Ann Arbor City Government and the University of Michigan.