Qing Miao

Job Title: 
Assistant Professor
Public Policy

Qing Miao is an Assistant Professor of Public Policy at RIT. Her research areas include environmental economics and policy with a particular focus on climate risks and adaptation, science and technology policy, and public finance. Her current work seeks to understand the motivation and implication of technological change in the area of climate adaptation, how societies and public organizations manage the risks of extreme weather and climatic interruptions, and the fiscal impacts of natural hazards on subnational governments. Her research informs policy on climate adaptation, disaster aid, and emergency management.  

Qing holds a PhD in Public Administration from the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs of Syracuse University. Prior to joining RIT, she was a post-doctoral fellow in the Center for Science, Technology, and Environmental Policy Studies at Arizona State University. Qing received a Master of Public Policy from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism from Nanjing University in China.


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