Robyn Meeks

Assistant Professor

Education: 

PhD, Harvard University (public policy)

MA, Yale University (environmental management)

BA, Brown University (political science)

Phone: 
(734)-763-8648

About: 

Prof. Meeks teaches within the Environmental Policy and Planning field of study in SNRE and the Program in the Environment (PitE).  Her research fields include environmental and development economics and policy.  Currently, much of her work focuses on understanding individual and household responses to various environmental technologies, policies, and types of infrastructure in developing countries.  Prof. Meeks has implemented field research in many countries, including Kyrgyzstan, Nepal, Kenya, and Peru.  Her research has been funded through organizations such as the National Science Foundation and the Fulbright Program. Prof. Meeks is an RPCV, having served in the Peace Corps in Kazakhstan.

Research: 
  • 2016: Sea Grant (co-investigator with PI Michael Moore) “Restoration Economics: Effects of Area-of-Concern Remediation on Residential Housing Prices and Neighborhood Demographic Characteristic” ($224,835.26)

  • 2015: Michigan Institute for Teaching and Research in Economics (MITRE) Research Grant (with Shaun McRae) “Household Responses to Energy Price Reforms in Kyrgyzstan” ($9,107)

  • 2015: Office of Research Faculty Grant (with Shaun McRae) “Household 3 Responses to Energy Price Reforms in Kyrgyzstan” ($9,108)

  • 2015: University of Michigan, Transforming Learning for a Third Century Program, Co-PI (with 18 others), Transforming Sustainability Education and Case-Based Teaching, 2015-2018, $1,595,749. 

  • 2015: Weiser Center Faculty Grant (with Shaun McRae) “Household Responses to Energy Price Reforms in Kyrgyzstan” ($4,000)

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