Dr. Shuang Zhao received her joint Ph.D. degree in Public Policy from the School of Public and Environmental Affairs and the Department of Political Science at Indiana University, Bloomington. Her research interests include environmental policy, international relations, and public policy. She researches how firms respond to environmental regulations through private environmental management and green supply chain management, using a variety of research methods including econometrics, spatial statistics, and environmental science modeling. Dr. Zhao's research is policy driven pertaining to how academic research could inform real world policies. She publishes in policy-oriented journals such as Policy Studies Journal and Review of Policy Research.