Xiangyi Li is a Transport Research Assistant at the WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities. Xiangyi conducts research and data analysis on several projects related to sustainable mobility and climate. She supports work on the social and environmental impact of transport projects; sustainable transport best practices, policies, institutions, and finance; and sustainable fuels, technologies and modeling.
Prior to joining WRI, Xiangyi was an Associate in Research at Duke Environmental Law and Policy Clinic, where she supported economic, policy and legal research in several cases regarding energy, climate and environment. She also has experiences in China and Ecuador, working with national and local government, and non-profit organizations.
Xiangyi holds a Master of Environmental Management degree, and a Certificate of International Development Policy from Duke University. She earned her Bachelor's degree in Environmental Economics from Renmin University of China in Beijing.
Xiangyi loves watching movies, traveling, and learning languages.