John Chung-En Liu, MEM/MA (International Development & Economics) 2009

John Chung-En is a PhD candidate in sociology at University of Wisconsin-Madison. Prior to entering his doctoral program, he received a joint master’s degree in environmental management and economics at Yale University, and a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from National Taiwan University in his home country. In John’s dissertation, he looks into the construction and governance of carbon markets, and has conducted extensive fieldwork in the European Union. ┬áDuring his time at YPCCC, John worked with Dr. Leiserowitz to examine environmental attitudes and behaviors in urban China. He is currently writing a paper on the climate change skepticism in China to continue this research agenda.