Luke Schoen

Luke Schoen is a Blakemore Freeman Fellow pursuing advanced Chinese language study at the Tsinghua-Berkeley Inter-University Program. Previously, Luke was an Associate in WRI’s Climate and Energy Program and the manager of the ChinaFAQs project, where he worked to facilitate a network of internationally renowned experts in answering critical questions about Chinese policy and action on energy and climate change, and about the implications for the United States.

Luke received a Master’s degree in International Relations from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University in 2010. His Master’s thesis compared the status of smart grid development and deployment in the U.S. and China and opportunities for international collaboration. As a Research Fellow with the U.S. EPA in 2009, he worked on regional air quality management issues in the U.S. and China. Previously, Luke studied Mandarin at Beijing Normal University, was an intern at the Beijing Bureau of CNN, and spent three years in Japan with the JET Programme. He holds an AB in Anthropology and Asian Studies from Dartmouth College.


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