EP. 36 Environment. Women. Leadership. Dr. Sabina Shaikh understands that these important areas are all related.

Laurie McGraw is speaking with Inspiring Woman Dr. Sabina Shaikh. 

Dr. Sabina Shaikh is the Director of the Program on Global Environment and an Associate Senior Instructional Professor in Environmental and Urban Studies at the University of Chicago.  She holds a PhD in Agricultural and Resource Economics from the University of California at Davis and a BA in Economics from the University of Wisconsin.  Sabina’s courses at the University of Chicago include Urban Design with Nature; Water: Economics, Policy and Society; Environmental Economics: and Unnatural Disasters: Human-Nature Connections in Cities.  Her collaborative research on environment and migration in Cambodia has been funded by the National Science Foundation, the Center for International Social Science Research, Social Science Research Center and the Neubauer Collegium at the University of Chicago.  She has published articles in the Journal of Diabetes Investigation, Ambio: A Journal of Human Environment, Handbook of Metropolitan Sustainability, Applied Geography, Agricultural and Resource Economics, Economic Inquiry, Ecological Economics, Land Economics and the Review of Economics and Statistics.  Sabina serves as the faculty director of the Chicago Studies program, faculty co-lead of the Environmental Frontiers Initiative at the Mansueto Institute for Urban Innovation at the University of Chicago, and as an advisor on urban sustainability issues for numerous non-governmental organizations.

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