(BS Environmental Studies, 2004 Drexel University; MS Environmental Studies, 2011 Florida International University; Ph.D. Cultural Anthropology, 2021 University of Colorado Boulder). Emily's research examined the intersection of Indigenous rights and hydropower development within the context of climate governance. She conducted ethnographic research in Costa Rica (where policy is enacted) and at international climate and hydropower meetings (where policy is orchestrated). Her dissertation research was funded by the National Science Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grant and the International Dissertation Research Fellowship from the Social Science Research Council. Emily was the nominated recipient of the Graduate Part-time Instructor Appreciation award in spring 2021 for her hard work, creativity, and continued excellence in teaching.