Hannah Ohlund

Urban Mobility Research Analyst


Hannah Ohlund is an Urban Mobility Research Analyst at WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities, where she supports projects covering urban mobility, sustainable transport, and road safety.

Prior to joining WRI, Hannah received her Master’s degree from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) in International Social and Public Policy. During her time at LSE, she tailored her degree to focus on the social impacts of urbanization and transportation policies in the global south. Hannah’s research interests primarily lie in Latin American public transport and her dissertation focused on women-only transportation policies in Mexico City, which received the Richard Titmuss Prize for Outstanding Dissertation. She also received the Loch Exhibition Prize for Academic Achievement.

Hannah holds a BS in Biological Sciences, summa cum laude, with minors in Political Science and Philosophy from Clemson University. As an undergraduate, Hannah worked as a research assistant in both infectious disease and militarized conflict.

She currently resides in Charleston, SC, where she enjoys taking film photos, making postcards, and eating tapas.

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