Hana is a PhD student in Dr. Bilal Butt’s Critical Environmental Geopolitics Research Group. Her previous academic research focused on climate justice, data infrastructure, and geopolitics. She has worked alongside domestic and international policymakers while lobbying the U.S. congress for climate legislation, conducting environmental and political research for the State Department, and working on United Nations projects centered around mobilizing environmental and human rights initiatives.
MS, International Affairs, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2022
BS, International Affairs, Minor in Public Policy, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2021
Hana is interested in the political ecology of international development, critical environmental indicators, and data governance. She is focused on applying these interests regionally in areas that have undergone significant violent conflict, such as Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Rwanda, and Syria, while examining the politics of their peacebuilding efforts.