Research Assistants

Gillian Cowley is an MEM/JD joint degree candidate with Yale School of the Environment and Vermont Law School. At Yale, Gillian is specializing in People, Equity and the Environment with a focus on land use and environmental justice. Prior to joining YCELP, Gillian just completed her second year...

Rebecca Gillman is a second-year Masters of Public Health (MPH) candidate in Health Policy at the Yale School of Public Health. Her studies concentrate on climate change and health, with an equity and environmental justice emphasis. At Yale, Rebecca serves as Program Manager for the Medly Uganda...

Liam Gunn is a Master of Environmental Management candidate at the Yale School of the Environment (YSE).  At YSE, he specializes in environmental policy analysis, with an emphasis on environmental economics.  Before Yale, Liam was a Program Manager at The Mentor Group, where he managed a...

Charles Harper is a Master of Environmental Management candidate at the Yale School of the Environment with a specialization in Environmental Policy Analysis. He’s focusing his studies on decarbonizing the energy and transportation sectors through public policy. Prior to Yale, Charles worked at...

Phoebe Hering is a first-year MEM candidate specializing in Environmental Policy Analysis and People, Equity, and the Environment. Phoebe is focusing on the nexus of multilateral international agreements, agricultural policy, and environmental justice.  

Prior to joining YCELP, Phoebe...

Jamie Lee is a Five-Year Program Master of Environmental Management candidate at the Yale School of the Environment (YSE). She specializes in Business and the Environment with an emphasis on renewable energy policy and finance.

Jamie recently graduated from the...

Jan-Baptist Lemaire is a Belgian LL.M. student at Yale Law School (Class of 2022) and a Ph.D. Candidate at KU Leuven (Belgium) and for the Research Foundation Flanders. His Ph.D. research deals with the judicial review of discretion, in corporate and administrative law. He was written about...

Emily is a Master of Environmental Management candidate at the Yale School of the Environment. Prior to Yale, she was a policy associate at Smart Growth America in Washington, DC, where she advocated for more sustainable and equitable federal transportation policy on Capitol Hill. Previously,...

Joe is a Master of Environmental Management candidate at the Yale School of the Environment where he is pursuing a future in corporate responsibility. Joe has a wide range of experiences ranging from building design and construction, sustainability consulting, and oceanography—including roles at...

Desmond Owuoth is a Master of Environmental Management student at the Yale School of the Environment (YSE). At YSE, he specializes in Environmental Policy with an emphasis in the interconnections between Business and Environment. Prior to Yale, Desmond was a Policy Consultant and Lecturer at...