School of Humanities and Sciences

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  • Alejandra Echeverri Ochoa

    Alejandra Echeverri Ochoa

    Postdoctoral Scholar, Biology

    Current Research and Scholarly InterestsI am an interdisciplinary conservation scientist interested in studying the social and ecological dimensions of biodiversity conservation in Latin America. I study questions related to the cultural value of biodiversity, the human footprint on ecological communities, and the policy interventions that can be done to support biodiversity conservation across Latin American ecosystems

  • Linda Eggert

    Linda Eggert

    Postdoctoral Scholar, Philosophy

    Current Research and Scholarly InterestsNormative ethics, practical ethics; theories of justice; ethics of war, defensive harming; human rights; AI ethics

  • Dorien Emmers

    Dorien Emmers

    Postdoctoral Scholar, Economics

    BioDorien is a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Stanford Center on China's Economy and Institutions. She previously studied Sinology and Economics at KU Leuven. She considers her background in the non-disciplinary-specific study of the Chinese language and area as a perfect complement of the non-area-specific discipline of economics. She obtained a Doctoral Degree in Economics from LICOS — Centre for Institutions and Economic Performance, KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium. She wrote her PhD thesis on "The Experimental Economics of Parenting: Evidence from Rural China." After completing her PhD degree in early 2021, she held a position as an associate researcher and lecturer at the KU Leuven Chinese Studies Unit. Her research interests center around the economics of human capital formation and social mobility. She’s involved in the design and evaluation of field experiments evaluating the effectiveness and mechanisms of early childhood interventions in rural China.