MPA, University of Illinois, Chicago, 2012
B.S. in Environmental Studies, University of Kansas, 2010

Shane Johnston started the Evans School Ph.D. program in Public Policy and Management in 2012. Prior to joining the program, he worked as a Laboratory and Field Assistant for the Central Plains Center for BioAssessment. He also held positions as the Public Affairs Intern for CORO Kansas City, implementing a week-long community health initiative, and as a Governor’s Office Intern for the Kansas Division of Water Resources, conducting research on the economic value of water. Shane earned a Master of Public Administration with a concentration in Financial Management and Survey Research Methods from the University of Illinois at Chicago in 2012. He also holds a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Studies from the University of Kansas. Shane’s research interests include environmental policy, water policy, and natural resource economics. 

Environmental Policy
Water Policy
Natural Resource Economics
Major Area Paper (MAP) Title: 
An Integrated Framework for Studying Trading Activity in Western Water Markets