Evans School graduate Allison Kelly (PhD, '17) has been selected as the winner of the 2018 Distinguished Dissertation Awards in the Social Sciences by the University of Washington Graduate School. Dr. Kelly's dissertation, "Improving REDD+ (Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation) Programs”, presents three papers on the policy issues surrounding REDD+ and payment of ecosystem services programs. The award recognizes the noteworthy contributions of Dr. Kelly's dissertation.

Congratulations, Dr. Kelly!