Angel Hsu, PhD, is joint faculty at the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies in New Haven, CT and Yale-NUS College in Singapore. She is also Director of the Environmental Performance Measurement Program at the Yale Center for Environmental Law and Policy, where she is Principal Investigator and Lead Author of the Environmental Performance Index. Her research seeks to advance data-driven approaches to environmental decision-making and policy.
Prior to Yale, Angel was at the World Resources Institute, where she developed corporate greenhouse gas accounting and reporting initiatives in Mexico, Brazil, India, the Philippines, and China, where she managed and led WRI’s efforts. She has written in and been cited by major media outlets, including The Economist and The New York Times, and has provided expert testimony for the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission. In 2010-2011, she was a Fulbright Scholar to China. She holds a PhD in Forestry and Environmental Studies from Yale University, an M Phil in Environmental Policy from the University of Cambridge, and a BS in Biology and BA in Political Science from Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, NC.