Phoenix Mourning-Star

Phoenix Mourning-Star
Co-Founder; CEO; Senior Analyst
Mourning-Star

Phoenix’s background is in Mathematics (BS), Biostatistics (MS) Public Health/Environmental Epidemiology (MSc) and Law at the University of Auckland, New Zealand where he focused on human rights in international environmental law. While his PhD research in renewable energy in post disaster/conflict regions as a multi-disciplinary program (policy, agriculture, energy) is in Ecology; Phoenix came to Washington, DC on a fellowship to The George Washington University’s International Science and Technology Policy program in the Elliott School of International Affairs to study the implications of policy and the communication of science to policy-makers on technological advances. Mr. Mourning-Star believes that the work which needs to be done in balancing human rights to water, food, energy and a clean environment are becoming a major scientific and political cross-roads both nationally and globally for which an understanding of policy on top of a foundation in the sciences will be a requirement for driving innovation forward. His passion is in addressing these challenges in how science and technology policy may be able to play a role in elucidating how the shared demands on resources can be navigated through an active interplay between science and policy legislation.

More on Phoenix

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s