Andrea Beck is a PhD student in MIT’s Department of Urban Studies and Planning. She is working with Professor Lawrence Susskind in the Environmental Policy and Planning Group. Prior to joining MIT, Andrea worked as a research assistant at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and for the German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ) in a water resources management project in Tanzania. Andrea holds a M.Sc. in Bioresource Engineering (Integrated Water Resources Management) from McGill University, a M.A. in International Peace and Security from King’s College London, and a B.A. in Political Science from the Free University of Berlin.