• Deborah Seligsohn

    Environmental Governance Researcher at UC San Diego

    Deborah Seligsohn researches environmental governance at the University of California at San Diego, focusing specifically on air pollution regulation in China and India. From 2007 to 2012 she was based in Beijing as the Principal Advisor to the World Resources Institute’s China Energy and Environmental Program. She also had over 20 years of experience in the United States Department of State, working on energy and environment issues in China, India, Nepal and New Zealand. Her most recent position was as Environment, Science, Technology and Health Counselor in Beijing, 2003-2007. She has a master’s degree from Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School in Science, Technology and Environmental Policy, and her BA is from Harvard University in East Asian Studies. She blogs regularly at ChinaFAQs.org, ChinaFile.com and the Huffington Post and has been published in the New Scientist, the Financial Times and the South China Morning Post. Always eager to learn more, she is currently pursuing a PhD in political science and international relations at UCSD.

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