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Alicia James

Project Manager

Alicia James is a Project Manager at the UNC Environmental Finance Center (UNC EFC). In this role, she utilizes her expertise in public policy, state and local government management, and public finance to provide infrastructure … Read more

Email address for Alicia James ajames@sog.unc.edu

Kaya Johnson

Undergraduate Research Assistant

Kaya is a senior at UNC-Chapel Hill majoring in Environmental Studies and Journalism, with a minor in Spanish. Outside of her work at the EFC, Kaya is the Executive Director of SolarEquity, a student-run non-profit, … Read more

Email address for Kaya Johnson kjohnson2@unc.edu

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Angelina Katsanis

Graphic Design and Marketing Assistant

Angelina Katsanis is a sophomore pursuing a Visual Journalism degree with a second major in Studio Art and a minor in Social and Economic Justice. At the EFC, she works on the marketing side to … Read more

Email address for Angelina Katsanis angkats@live.unc.edu

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Ideliya Khismatova

Student Data Analyst

Ideliya is an undergraduate student at UNC double-majoring in environmental science and statistics and analytics. At the EFC, Ideliya works as a Student Data Analyst on the EFC’s water and wastewater rates dashboard projects. As … Read more

Email address for Ideliya Khismatova ideliya@live.unc.edu

Bella Kim

Undergraduate Research Assistant

Bella Kim is an undergraduate student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill pursuing a B.S. in Environmental Science – Quantitative Energy Systems and an Urban Studies and Planning minor. She joined the … Read more

Email address for Bella Kim bellak@live.unc.edu

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Evan Kirk

Project Director

Evan Kirk joined the Environmental Finance Center at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill in 2016. Evan is a Project Director. He manages statewide water, wastewater, and stormwater rates surveys in multiple states and … Read more

Email address for Evan Kirk emkirk@sog.unc.edu
Phone number for Evan Kirk 919-962-2789

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Kimberly Kirkhart

Research Assistant

Kimberly Kirkhart joined the EFC as a graduate research assistant in summer 2021. She received her B.S. in Finance from UNC Charlotte in 2018 and Masters in Climate Change & Society from NC State University … Read more

Email address for Kimberly Kirkhart kirkhart@sog.unc.edu

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Summer Lanier

Student Data Analyst

Summer is a junior at UNC majoring in Environmental Studies on the Sustainability Track and minoring in Information Systems. At the EFC, she works as a Student Data Analyst on their water and wastewater rates … Read more

Email address for Summer Lanier sdlanier@live.unc.edu

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Ben Lasley

Graduate Research Assistant

Ben Lasley is a Graduate Research Assistant working at the EFC. He graduated from UNC Chapel Hill in 2019 with a degree in Environmental Studies, Political Science, and Geography. After graduation, Ben worked as a … Read more

Email address for Ben Lasley bjames1@ad.unc.edu

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Evan Liebgott

Graduate Research Assistant

Evan graduated from UNC in May 2021 with majors in economics and philosophy and a Spanish minor. He is currently working to complete his master’s degree at UNC. Outside of the office, he volunteers for … Read more

Email address for Evan Liebgott elieb@live.unc.edu