Megan Konar

Megan Konar conducts policy-relevant research that focuses on the intersection of water, food, and trade. Her research is inherently interdisciplinary, drawing from hydrology, environmental science, and economics. To conduct this research, Konar applies a range of quantitative tools, such as modeling, network analysis, and econometrics. Konar's research is motivated by questions such as: How does trade link water and food systems across scales? How will climate and socio-economic shocks impact global food trade and its associated embodied water resources? What policy options will best improve water and food security?

Associated IGPA Projects

Climate Policy


PhD, Princeton University, 2012

MS, Princeton University, 2009

MSc, University of Oxford, 2005

BS, University of California at Berkeley, 2002