Leah Stokes

I am a PhD Candidate in Public Policy and Environmental Politics in the Department of Urban Studies and Planning Environmental Policy & Planning group at MIT. I am also affiliated with MIT's Political Science Department. My dissertation examines retrenchment in renewable energy policies across North America, drawing on policy implementation theory and quantitative political science methods.

I have taught an undergraduate course on negotiations at MIT. I have been a teaching assistant for courses on public policy, research methods and global environmental science and politics.

I completed an MPA in Environmental Science & Policy at the School of International & Public Affairs and the Earth Institute at Columbia University. I have a BSc in Psychology and Religion from the University of Toronto.