Hermine Vedogbeton is a Ph.D candidate in the department of Economics with a focus in environment and development at Clark University in Worcester, Massachusetts. She also holds a master’s degree in International Development and Social Change. Her research interests include valuation of natural resources and environmental effects on maternal and child health.
She recently worked on the National Science Foundation Coastal Science, Engineering, and Education Sustainability project on salt marsh persistence and value and published in the Environmental and Resource Economics journal.
She is looking forward to collaborating with the Social Science and Policy Studies department on projects related to the environment and development particularly in Africa.