About Kimberly's Work

Kimberly R. Marion Suiseeya is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science at Northwestern University. She is also affiliated with Northwestern's Environmental Policy and Culture program. Her research examines the interactions between norms, institutions, and justice in global forest governance. Her areas of expertise include: environmental justice, global environmental governance, political ecology, and the politics of biodiversity conservation in Laos and mainland Southeast Asia. She has worked for US nonprofits and international organizations in Southeast Asia. She also served in the Peace Corps in Guyana, South America. Kimberly holds a PhD in Environment from Duke University, an MA from the Monterey Institute of International Studies, and a BA in International Relations/Politics and German Studies from Scripps College.