School of Public Affairs
- Manjyot Bhan is a Ph.D. student at the School of Public Affairs at American University, Washington DC. Her policy field is U.S. environmental policy with a focus on collaborative environmental governance. She earned her M.S. in Sustainability from the School of Sustainability, Arizona State University. Manjyot directly reports to the Director of Center for Environmental Policy at American University. For the past two years, she has served as a research assistant at the Center where she has worked on collaborative projects with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Intel Corporation, and Carleton University, Canada, on issues of climate change, sustainability, responsible chemical management, and intersection of science, technology, and policy. She has also consulted for global think tanks like the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, where she worked in the department of Science Innovation and Technology Program and co-authored a report with a policy scholar on governance challenges in biotechnology. As an emerging scholar in her field, Manjyot has been invited to address high school students in India interested in sustainability careers and as well as undergraduate and masters students at American University on various sustainability issues. Manjyot ultimately hopes to return to her native country, India, to work with the Ministry of Environment and Forests on the competing issues of economy and the environment in an emerging economy.
DegreesMS in Sustainability, Arizona State University BA in Economics, St. Xavier's College
Languages Spoken:English, Hindi
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Honors, Awards, and Fellowships
Hall of Nations Award, American University, Washington D.C.
ASU President Award for Sustainability, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
The Lalit Doshi Memorial Fellowship, St. Xavier's College, Mumbai, India