Evans School Ph.D. graduate Allison Kelly '17 has received an honorable mention for the 2018 Association for Public Policy Analysis & Management (APPAM) Dissertation Award. 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. Dr. Kelly, who is currently a Postdoctoral Fellow at the International Forest Resources and Institutions Group at the University of Michigan, has been invited to present her work at APPAM's annual conference this November in Washington, D.C.

Congratulations, Dr. Kelly!