Abigail Jahiel, Ph.D.

Professor of Environmental and International Studies

Ph.D., University of Michigan, 1994

Dr. Jahiel teaches courses in Environmental Studies, Chinese Politics, and International Politics.  Her research interests focus on the political economy of environment and development, the Chinese reforms, policy implementation and state capacity in China, the media and environmental politics, environmental justice, and the interaction between consumer society and environmental sustainability.  She has conducted extensive research in China and has participated in working groups on China and the environment sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson Center and the Council on Foreign Relations.  Dr. Jahiel is co-Director of the Environmental Studies program and co-Chair of the University's Green Task Force.