Semee Yoon - please e-mail for a longer version


Ph.D. in Sustainable Development, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University, New York, NY, 2015.

B.A. with Departmental Honors in Economics, Columbia University, New York, NY, 2010, Cum Laude.

Korean Minjok Leadership Academy, South Korea, 2006.



Social Engagement Fund, Institute of Global Engagement and Empowerment, Yonsei University, 2018-2019.

Global Research Cooperation Funding, Emory University and Yonsei University, 2018-2020.

Future-leading Research Initiative Grant, Yonsei University, 2017-2019.

New Faculty Research Seed Funding Grant, Yonsei University, 2016.

Dissertation Fellowship, Christian Johnson Endeavor Foundation, 2014. 

Earth Clinic Seed Funding, Earth Institute, 2013-2014. 

Research Grant for Electrification and Green Development, Global Green Growth Institute, 2013-2014. 

Columbia University Graduate Fellowship (full tuition and stipend), 2010-2015.


External Consultant, Save the Children Korea, Winter 2016 - ongoing.

External Consultant, Korea Environment Institute, Fall 2015 - Winter 2015. 

Researcher, Columbia University, New York, NY, Spring 2013 - ongoing.

Consultant, Global Green Growth Institute. Fall 2013 - Winter 2014.

Research assistant to W. Bentley Macleod, Columbia University, New York, NY, Spring 2013.

Corresponding research fellow, Asian Institute for Energy, Environment and Sustainability, Seoul National University, Seoul, S. Korea, 2011-2012.

Research fellow, Project Malawi, Lilongwe, Malawi, 2010-2012.

Project consultant, Vision Care Service, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 2010-2011.