M.S. in Public Policy and Management, University of Washington, 2016
MPA, Columbia University, 2011
Bachelor of Economics, Ewha Womans University, 2004

Alicia Ahn started her Ph.D. in Public Policy and Management at the Evans School of Public Policy and Governance in 2013. Prior to joining the program, Alicia worked for eight years at the Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency, a national government agency of South Korea promoting export and foreign direct investment.

Alicia is interested in a broad range of issues pertaining to environmental policy, including market-based environmental policy instruments, the diffusion of environmental policy in developing states, the impact of policy instruments on business choices, climate change management, and sustainable development.

She is a native of South Korea, and has lived in the United Arab Emirates, India, Myanmar, and Hong Kong.

Environmental Policy
Political Economy
Climate Change Governance
Dissertation Committee Members: 
Ann Bostrom (chair)
Darryl J. Holman (Anthropology)
David F. Layton
Michael K. Lindell (Urban Design & Planning)
Major Area Paper (MAP) Title: 
Which developing countries cooperate in international climate change treaties and why?