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Erin Ansbro

Erin Ansbro

Data Researcher

Erin Ansbro worked at the EFC between 2019 – 2020 as a Data Researcher working primarily on statewide water and wastewater rates surveys. She graduated from the University of Chapel Hill in May 2019 with … Continued


Glenn Barnes

Glenn Barnes

Associate Director

Glenn Barnes worked at Environmental Finance Center at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill from 2006 – 2019, ultimately serving as associate director. He conducted professional development courses and provided direct technical assistance … Continued


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Omid Barr

Project Director

Omid Barr graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in May 2021 with a Master’s Degree in Public Health. During his time in the program he concentrated in Environmental Health Solutions and … Continued

Email address for Omid Barr bomid@live.unc.edu

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Garrett Basnight

Research Assistant

Garrett Basnight is a recent graduate of Environmental Studies at UNC working on research and outreach assistance at the EFC. He will be managing EFC social media accounts and providing graphic design and hands on … Continued

Email address for Garrett Basnight gfbas@live.unc.edu

Stacey Berahzer

Stacey Berahzer

Senior Project Director

Stacey Isaac Berahzer worked at the Environmental Finance Center at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill for several years up to 2018. She has an undergraduate degree from North Carolina Central University in … Continued


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Julia Cavalier

Data Infrastructure Engineer

Julia Cavalier joined the Environmental Finance Center in 2018. Prior to joining the EFC, Julia had 15 years of experience in the water sector and 13 of those years spent with the Public Water Supply … Continued

Email address for Julia Cavalier cavalier@sog.unc.edu
Phone number for Julia Cavalier 919-962-0716

Alex Clegg

Alex Clegg

Research Fellow

Alex Clegg worked at the EFC while a senior at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill majoring in environmental studies and economics, with a minor in city and regional planning. He hopes to … Continued


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Shadi Eskaf

Research Director

Shadi Eskaf joined the Environmental Finance Center at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill in 2004 and has worked on environmental finance projects in local, state, and national settings. Shadi leads teams conducting applied … Continued

Email address for Shadi Eskaf eskaf@sog.unc.edu
Phone number for Shadi Eskaf 919-962-2785

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Anna Gustines

Graduate Research Assistant

Anna Gustines joined the EFC in 2021 as a graduate research assistant. She is a second-year master’s degree candidate in the Department of City and Regional Planning, specializing in Land Use and Environmental Planning. Anna … Continued

Email address for Anna Gustines gustines@email.unc.edu

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Robin Haley

Graduate Research Assistant

Robin Haley is currently a graduate student at the UNC School of Information and Library Science with coursework emphasis on database systems and digital services in archives. She completed her bachelor’s degree in Business Administration … Continued

Email address for Robin Haley robhal22@email.unc.edu