Nicole Ngo is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Planning, Public Policy, and Management at the University of Oregon. She earned her Ph.D. in Sustainable Development at Columbia University in 2013 and her research interests include health economics, environmental policy, and urban sustainability. Her current research focuses on health and urban air pollution in the U.S. and sub-Saharan Africa. Please visit her website for more information: http://pppm.uoregon.edu/nicole-ngo. Nicole has also conducted research focused on conditions in Nairobi along with CSUD’s Jacqueline Klopp and Patrick Kinney. Nicole holds a B.A. in Economics and a B.S. in Earth and Environmental Science from the University of California, Irvine.