Janelle Knox-Hayes

Lister Brothers Associate Professor of Economic Geography and Planning, Urban Studies and PlanningMassachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Bio

Janelle Knox-Hayes is the Lister Brothers Associate Professor of Economic Geography and Planning in the Department of Urban Studies and Planning. She holds a visiting research fellowship at the Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment at Oxford University. Her research focuses on the ways in which social and environmental systems are governed under changing temporal and spatial scales as a consequence of globalization. She has studied the political and economic interface of financial markets and environmental systems and how individuals and organizations plan and make decisions under conditions of socio-economic uncertainty. Her latest project examines how social values shape sustainable development. Janelle is the author of a number of peer-reviewed works in prestigious journals and presses. She serves as an editor of the Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society.

Award Information

Abe Fellowship 2011

Assistant ProfessorGeorgia Institute of Technology

Comparative Analysis of the Institutional Development of Environmental Finance in Asia the United States and Europe

Publications