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...

Brett Cozzolino is a Master of Environmental Management student at the Yale School of the Environment (YSE). He specializes in global environmental governance, environmental economics, and national interpretations of multilateral agreements.

Prior to Yale, Brett spent two years working on...

Joshua DeAnda is a Master of Environmental Management student at the Yale School of the Environment. He is looking to specialize in environmental policy analysis and climate change science and solutions.

Joshua recently graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) with...

George Gemelas is a Master of Environmental Management candidate and Yale College graduate (YC ‘18) at the School of the Environment. He is the Executive Vice President of Students for Carbon Dividends, a national bipartisan climate non-profit, and is broadly focused on helping to find common...

Alexia Godron is a senior at Yale University, majoring in Political Science with a Certificate in Energy Studies. Her main areas of interest include international and environmental law, as well as energy policy and, more generally, American politics. Born in Washington D.C., Alexia is Greek-...

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...

Kara Hoving is a Master of Environmental Management candidate at the Yale School of the Environment (YSE) with a specialization in Environmental Policy Analysis. She hopes to focus her studies on sustainable development and global food systems. Prior to Yale, Kara worked on water-efficient urban...

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,...

Shoshana Micon is a second year MEM candidate with the Yale School of Environment specializing in environmental policy analysis as well as industrial ecology & green chemistry. Before coming to Yale, Shoshana served as an AmeriCorps fellow for the City of San Francisco where she worked to...