As part of the Sustainable Cities Research team, Jillian works on urban accessibility with a focus on water and sanitation through the World Resources Report as well as inclusive climate action and adaptation for cities.
Prior to joining WRI, Jillian worked as an environmental researcher and editor for The Wilson Center’s China Environment Forum and as an international educator in Taiwan and Vietnam for two years. She holds a Master’s degree from American University in Global Environmental Policy, and a B.A. from University of California – San Diego in Environmental Systems and Policy.
Jillian currently resides in Washington D.C. In her free time, she enjoys chasing frisbees or chasing her cat.