Janelle Knox-Hayes, Assistant Professor in the School of Public Policy, completed her DPhil in Economic Geography and Masters of Science in Environmental Policy at the Oxford University School for Geography and the Environment. She completed a BA at the University of Colorado at Boulder, with a triple major in Ecology, International Affairs, and Japanese Language. Before beginning her graduate studies, Knox-Hayes worked for the Southern California Environmental Health Sciences Center, and for the Government Accountability Office in Washington D.C. In 2005, she was selected as a Jack Kent Cooke Scholar. Her research focuses on institutional networks and carbon market development. She has also conducted research which maps and describes the socio-demographic characteristics of UK pension entitlements.