You are here

Hanjie Wang (she/her/hers)

Alumna (Graduated)

Contact Information

SMI 39
Office Hours: 
T 1:00-2:00pm; TH 1:00-2:00pm


Ph.D., Political Science, University of Washington, 2024
M.A., Political Science, University of Washington, 2019
M.A., International Affairs, The Geneva Graduate Institute/ L’Institut de hautes études internationales et du développement (IHEID), 2014
B.A., International Relations & Philosophy (Double-Major), Peking University, 2012
PDF icon CV (99.44 KB)

Hanjie Wang is a Ph.D. Candidate at the Department of Political Science at the University of Washington, Seattle. Her research focuses on global environmental politics, with a particular emphasis on (1) climate change and transportation electrification at multiple levels and in multiple scales, (2) trade and the environment, and (3) comparative environmental politics in the US and China. 

In her dissertation, Determinants of Transportation Electrification Policy at Local, Cross-municipal, and Cross-national Levels, she has been delving into the policy determinants, policymaking process, and implementation of transportation electrification, focusing on the role of urban density.

Her methodological focuses include panel data analysis, time series, computational textual analysis, and demographic and spatial data analysis. 

She is a Graduate Fellow at the Center for Environmental Politics and a trainee at the Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology. 

Hanjie earned her Bachelor degree from Peking University and earned M.A. from both the Geneva Graduate Institute (Institut de hautes études internationales et du développement) and the University of Washington. She had worked for the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) and the International Trade Center. She speaks Mandarin, English, and French.