Yee Huang is a 2014 recipient of the Climate Assessment for the Southwest (CLIMAS) Climate & Society Graduate Fellows Program. Yee is an M.S. student in the School of Natural Resources and the Environment at the University of Arizona and a researcher at the Water Resources Research Center.
Yee received a J.D. from the University of Florida Levin College of Law and a bachelor’s degree in biology from Rice University. Prior to moving to Tucson, Yee worked as a policy analyst for the Center for Progressive Reform in Washington, D.C., providing legal analysis of the Clean Water Act and restoration of the Chesapeake Bay and developing legal frameworks for climate change adaptation and protecting ecosystem services. She is interested in promoting scientific literacy in the legal community, ensuring better communication between scientists and policymakers, and crafting scientifically sound laws and policies.