Lucy Bartel

Lucy is a MPhil student in Comparative Social Policy. Her research interests include the intersections of climate change, public health/socioeconomic determinants of health, and policy. In her thesis she plans to investigate the design and social implications of carbon pricing strategies. 
Prior to her studies here, she worked as a policy analyst at the Bernalillo County District Attorney’s Office in Albuquerque, New Mexico, focusing on criminal justice reform initiatives including restorative justice, community programming, public health interventions, and data-driven methods. She graduated summa cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania in 2018 with a B.A. in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics with a concentration in Distributive Justice and a minor in French and Francophone Studies. She conducted in research in evidence-based policymaking around the opioid crisis and was involved in the interdisciplinary Music in Urban Spaces program as a teaching assistant and coordinator.