Environmental Policy and Planning Group

Meet Our Team

UHERO Researchers

UHERO/Water Resources Research Center Assistant Specialist

UHERO Specialist

UHERO Economist

Project Researchers and Postdocs

Paul Bernstein

Energy and Policy Specialist

Life Science Researcher, UHERO and The Natural Capital Project

Nathan DeMaagd

Economist and ʻIke Wai postdoc

Maja Schjervheim

Climate and Energy Policy Analyst

UHERO Fellows

Director of the Institute for Sustainability and Resilience; Professor of Urban and Regional Planning

Professor of Economics

Professor of Economics

Professor of Economics

Emeritus Professor of Economics

Graduate Students

Thuy Doan

PhD student, Economics

Veronica Gibson

ʻIke Wai scholar; PhD student, Botany

Pratistha Gyawali

PhD student, Economics

David Lewis

PhD student, NREM

Quong Loc Lam

NSF COPE scholar; PhD student, Economics

Gina McGuire

Sea Grant scholar; PhD student, Geography and Environment

Marcus Peng

Sea Grant scholar; PhD student, Geography and Environment

Thomas Piʻilani Smith

ʻIke Wai scholar; Masters student, Urban and Regional Planning

Alisha Summers

NSF COPE scholar; Masters student, Urban and Regional Planning

Sarah Wong

NOAA fellow; PhD student, Economics

Sisi Zhang

PhD student, Economics

Undergraduate Students

Rita Lifoifoi

Molecular Biosciences and Biotechnology

Maile Wong

Botany and Hawaiian studies

Emily Yuan

Economics

Alumni

Aida Arik

PhD student, Urban and Regional Planning

Megan Chock

BS Economics, 2012

Cheryl Geslani Scarton

PhD, NREM, 2017

Angel Melone

Masters of Environmental Management, NREM, 2020

Uliʻi Miyajima

BS NREM, 2018

Shane Rosen

BS Economics, 2015

David Wade

BS NREM, 2018