University of Vermont

Gund Institute for Ecological Economics

Tracey McCowen

Tracey McCowen PhD Student, RSENR

Advisors: Adrian Ivakihv and Lini Wollenberg

Tracey McCowen worked as a Bioethics consultant prior to coming to the University of Vermont, primarily on genetic technologies and their implications to food security and trade. She completed much of her course work at CDAE and then transferred into the PhD program at the Rubenstein School. Her dissertation focuses on the ethanol mandate as a policy mechanism that changed global food markets. Currently she is modeling policy alternatives as carbon market mechanisms for ethical, ecological & egalitarian outcomes. She skis up mountains whenever she can.

Research Interests: Sustainable Public Policy, Agriculture & Carbon Markets, Biofuels, Ethical Market Design
Dissertation: Designing Ethical Markets & Sustainable Policy: Corn & Carbon Markets as case-studies

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