Fellowships and Internships
RFF offers a variety of professional internships and academic fellowships and internships.
Academic programs at RFF promote research and policy analysis in RFF's discipline fields by supporting work at colleges, universities, and other institutions, both in the United States and elsewhere, and by bringing researchers to RFF to contribute to projects underway and to the formulation of new lines of inquiry.
Academic Fellowships and Internships:
2012 -2013 Awardees
Gilbert F. White Postdoctoral Fellowship
Per Fredriksson, Professor, Department of Economics, University of Louisville, will join RFF for his sabbatical during the 2012-13 academic year, and will pursue empirical research on environmental federalism.
Walter O. Spofford Memorial Internship
Zifei Yang, who recently completed her Masters in Public Administration at American University, will work with RFF Fellow Zhongmin Wang on research comparing the development of shale gas and coal-bed methane between the U.S. and China and assessing implications for Chinese energy and environmental policy.
Joseph L. Fisher Dissertation Fellowships
Peter Maniloff, a PhD student in Environmental Science and Policy at Duke University, is completing his dissertation on volatility and environmental policy: ethanol and oil price shocks, price containment in GHG cap-and-trade, and environmental liability.
Nicole Ngo, a PhD student in Sustainable Development at Columbia University, is completing her research on air pollution and health in New York City and Nairobi.
Paul Scott, a PhD student in Economics at Princeton University, is completing his dissertation, which models crop choice decisions and applies those results to evaluate the effects of potential regulations of greenhouse gases from agriculture.
John V. Krutilla Research Stipend
Timothy Fitzgerald, Assistant Professor, Montana State University, will use this stipend to support research on the energy/environmental tradeoffs associated with natural gas fracking.