Prospective Students

We are recruiting talented MPA and PhD students. If you are interested in a career in energy or environmental management, policy, or scholarship, I would love to hear from you!

Current Doctoral Students

Leila Chelbi

Leila Chelbi came to the U.S. on a Fulbright Scholarship to obtain a Masters in Mass Communication at the University of South Carolina. She holds a B.A. in Management and a M.A. in Marketing from the Institute of Higher Commercial Studies of Carthage. She has experience in brand management, translation, nonprofit management, and environmental communication. Her research interests gravitate around environmental policy, water and land management in peri-urban and rural areas, renewable energy projects implementation, and fiscal health in developing countries

Former Doctoral Students

Yuhao Ba

Yuhao Ba received his doctorate in Public Administration in May 2021, and is currently an assistant professor at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore. His research centers on environmental policy, non-state environmental governance, policy processes, and research methods. In his doctoral dissertation, he examined the relevance and potential of corporate-led environmental governance systems. This includes the interaction between corporate-led arrangements and environmental policy processes as well as the relative performance of alternative environmental governance systems in fostering desired environmental outcomes. His teaching interests are around public policy and research methods.