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Patrick Hunnicutt

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PhD Student

Bren Hall 3011

phunnicutt@bren.ucsb.edu

Education
BA, Environmental Science and Policy, Duke University

Bio
Patrick Hunnicutt is a second-year Ph.D. student in the Bren School of Environmental Science and Management. His research interests focus on the political economy of natural resources and foreign aid, specifically pertaining to the drivers of effective development assistance and post-conflict reconstruction. In the past, Patrick has studied domestic water conservation and international hydropower development along transboundary rivers. Before attending Bren, Patrick worked as a research assistant for Duke University's Nicholas School of the Environment during which he co-authored a paper analyzing the role of big data and data visualization in international environmental policy.

Year Admitted
2016

Research Areas
Political science and sustainable hydroelectric resources development models

Faculty Advisor
Mark Buntaine