Duke Experts

Experts at and beyond Duke University are actively involved in the Belt and Road Initiative at Duke. Their expertise spans from conservation to international conflict resolution. The following is a list of experts participating in this initiative.

 

Expert's Name                 

Email

Expertise

Mike Bergin

michael.bergin@duke.edu

Air Quality, Climate, Human Health, Renewable Energy

Mark Borsuk

mark.borsuk@duke.edu

Scenario Analysis,Risk assessment, Climate Change, Environmental Modeling, Statistics

Prasanjit Duara

prasenjit.duara@duke.edu

Chinese History, Nationalism, China Asian Connections, Environmental History, Religion and Environment

Eve Duffy

eve.duffy@duke.edu

Germany, 16th-21st Centuries

Dalia Patino Echeverri

dalia.patino@duke.edu

Electricity, Environmental Lifecycle Assessment, Decision Making under Uncertainty

Jackson Ewing

jackson.ewing@duke.edu

 

Gary Gereffi

ggereffi@duke.edu

Global Value Chains; Environmental, Social & Economic Upgrading; Industry 4.0; China; South Korea; Kazakhstan

Indermit Gill

indermit.gill@duke.edu

Middle Income Economies

Brian Hare

b.hare@duke.edu

Conservation Psychology, Experimental Psychology, Cognitive Evolution, Primates

Marc Jeuland

marc.jeuland@duke.edu

Energy Policy, Environmental Health, International cooperation

Francis Lethem

francis.lethem@duke.edu

Development Management; Conflict Sensitive Development; Project Generation, Design, and Appraisal

Yating Li

yating.li@duke.edu

Environmental Economics, Household Energy, China

Ralph Litzinger

rlitz@duke.edu

Culture and Politics of Ethnicity, Nationalism, and Post-socialism in China

Elizabeth Losos

elizabeth.losos@duke.edu

Conservation, Forests, Tropical

 

Melanie Manion

melanie.manion@duke.edu

Political Institutions, Political Selection, Corruption

Sara Mason

sara.mason@duke.edu

Biodiversity, Ecosystem Eervices, Environmental Policy

Robyn Meeks

robyn.meeks@duke.edu

Energy, Water, Economics, Infrastructure, Environment

Michael Merson

michael.merson@duke.edu

Global Health Governance; South-South Collaboration; Sub-Saharan Africa

Natalia Miroviskaia

nataliam@duke.edu

Conflict-Sensitive Development,Sustainable Development,Energy Strategy and Policy

Lydia Olander

lydia.olander@duke.edu 

Environmental Policy, Socio-Ecological Systems, Ecosystem Services, Environmental Markets

Alex Pfaff

alex.pfaff@duke.edu

Developing Countries, Deforestation, Roads, Parks, Concessions and Certification

Stuart Pimm

stuartpimm@me.com 

Biodiversity, Conservation

Billy Pizer

billy.pizer@duke.edu

Energy,Climate Change, Multilateral Finance

Phyllis Pomerantz

phyllis.pomerantz@duke.edu

Foreign Aid, International Development, Governance

John Poulsen

john.poulsen@duke.edu

Tropical Ecology, Conservation Biology, Africa, Elephants, Wildlife, Forests

John Virdin

john.virdin@duke.edu

MarinePolicy, Fisheries Policy, Ocean Economy

Erika Weinthal

erika.weinthal@duke.edu

Governance, Water, Energy

Giovanni Zanalda

giovanni.zanalda@duke.edu

Emerging Markets; Financial History; Globalization; International Development

Junjie Zhang

junjie.zhang@duke.edu

Environmental Economics, Environmental Policy,Climate Change, Air Pollution, China