Our committee for 2020
Angelo Raffaele Ippolito
Raffaele is a doctoral student at the School of Geography and the Environment, University of Oxford. His current research explores the relationship between industrial pollution, illness and environmental activism in two communities in Italy and Taiwan. His previous research at the United Nations University addressed policy gaps in gender equality and global health. Raffaele holds a BA in Social Anthropology and Development Studies from SOAS, University of London and an MSc in Global Health and International Development from Taipei Medical University.
Shuwen Zhou is reading a DPhil in Sustainable Urban Development at the University of Oxford. Her research focuses on the impact of ICT advancement on urban governance in China. Prior to her doctoral research, she worked at the United Nations Development Programmes in China and was in charge of projects of smart cities and public participation. She also worked as a project consultant on community planning with local NGOs in China, Thailand and the Philippines. Shuwen received a Master in Public Policy from the University of Tokyo and completed her MSc in Urban Development Planning at University College London (UCL).
Han Yang is a doctoral student in International Relations at DPIR, Oxford, and a Swire Scholar at St Antony’s College. She holds a master’s degree in International Relations Research from LSE and a bachelor’s degree in International Politics from Peking University (with a double major in Psychology). Her PhD project explores China’s understandings of international hierarchies through China’s Africa discourse. She has also worked as the research assistant for the Climate South Project and served as a contract-based Gender Expert for UNIDO to gender mainstream environmental policies in China.
Final year undergraduate!