Post-Doc Alumni

STEP postdocs pursue varied careers in the academic, government, nongovernmental and private sectors. Below is a list of all STEP postdocs to date. 

Sol Hsiang

(STEP 2011 – 2013) Chancellor’s Associate Professor of Public Policy and Co-Director of the Climate and Environment Initiative, Goldman School of...

Fangyuan Hua

Newton International Postdoctoral Fellowship, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK

Seung-Rae Kim

(STEP 2003-2005) Research Fellow, Korea Institute of Public Finance, Seoul, Korea

Monica Kopacz

(STEP 2009-2010) Program Manager, NOAA Climate Program Office, Boston, MA

Robert Kopp

(STEP 2007-2009) Associate Director, Rutgers Energy Institute and Associate Professor, Earth and Planetary Sciences, Rutgers University, New...

Stephanie Lackner

  • Postdoctoral Research Associate

My research interests revolve around natural hazards and the short and long term socio-economic impacts of natural disasters. At STEP I work with...

Trond Larsen

(STEP 2008-2010) Director of Rapid Assessment Program, Conservation International, Washington, DC

Amy Lerner

(STEP 2013 – 2015) Assistant Professor, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico

Yun Li

(STEP 2002-2005) CFA, Manager of Power Pricing and Analysis at DTE Energy Trading, Ann Arbor, MI

Rachel Licker

(STEP 2012 – 2016) Foreign Affairs Officer, U.S. Department of State, AAAS Science and Technology Fellow, Washington, DC