Alice Schmitz is a Pre-Doctoral Fellow with the Energy Policy Institute at the University of Chicago and works for Director Michael Greenstone on a variety of energy and environmental economics projects. She graduated from the University of Michigan – Ann Arbor with a major in Economics and a minor in Double Bass Performance. While at Michigan, Alice worked on research teams studying public education; race, gender and technology; and juvenile sentencing. In addition to climate change issues, her research interests include the economics of mass incarceration and immigration.

“As a fellow at EPIC, I have the opportunity to experience first-hand how economics can be used to address pressing climate and humanitarian issues. I am excited to work with a variety of experts and peers to conduct intentional research whose impact can reach beyond academic circles and contribute to a deeper understanding of energy and the environment.”