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Leah Stokes

Leah Stokes

Leah Stokes is senior policy advisor for Evergreen. She is also an associate professor in the department of political science and affiliated with the Bren School of Environmental Science & Management and the environmental studies department at the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB). Leah’s work focuses on energy, climate and environmental politics. Leah completed her PhD in Public Policy in the Department of Urban Studies and Planning’s Environmental Policy & Planning group at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Leah received a masters from MIT's political science department, and also completed an MPA in Environmental Science & Policy at Columbia University. Her academic research has appeared in top journals and her public writing has been published in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, and elsewhere. Prior to academia, Leah worked at the Parliament of Canada and Resources for the Future.