Alejandra Padin Dujon - PhD Student

Alejandra Padín Dujon

PhD Student

Alejandra Padin Dujon - PhD Student

Sustainable Development

Personal Details

Alejandra Padín-Dujon is a first-year PhD Candidate in Sustainable Development. Her research interests include climate change resilience, development economics, and biodiversity finance, especially in small island developing states. She has previously been interviewed by Bloomberg TV and the Independent on these topics. Alejandra frequently blogs for the London School of Economics Department of International Development and the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment. She is particularly intent on investigating "build back better" as a developmental strategy in the Caribbean. 

Prior to joining the Columbia community, Alejandra was a Climate Policy Advisor at the London-based Catholic Agency for Overseas Development; an Economist at the environmental consultancy Vivid Economics; and a Policy Analyst in the Antigua and Barbuda Department of Environment. She holds an MSc in Development Studies (Applied Development Economics) from the London School of Economics and a BA in Mathematics/Philosophy and Modern Middle Eastern Studies from Yale University. Alejandra enjoys playing violin and learning new languages.