Natural Resources Graduate hired at Institute of Science and Development, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Pu Wang (’14, Ph.D., Natural Resources) is a newly hired faculty member at Institute of Science and Development, Chinese Academy of Sciences. Pu’s dissertation – jointly supervised by Professors Steven Wolf and Jim Lassoie in the Department of Natural Resources – addressed the relationships between socioeconomic inequalities and environmental policies. After graduating from Cornell, he worked as a Belfer postdoctoral fellow at John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, where he did research on energy and climate policies. Building upon the theoretical and applied work during Cornell and Harvard, his current research involves China’s climate governance in the context of socioeconomic transition, as well as international climate policies. Besides scientific research, he also provides strategic consulting services to the Chinese government on energy, climate change, and sustainable development.

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