Galen conducts research focused on carbon capture and removal, economic impact analysis, and emerging clean technologies. Galen joined Rhodium from Duke University’s Nicholas School of the Environment. At Duke, she taught a course on global climate policy, led students to the United Nations climate negotiations, and worked with a community in Puerto Rico to develop a solar-plus-storage microgrid. Galen has worked as a Junior Associate for the International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development, focusing on utility-scale energy storage and wind trade policies. She has also served as an organizing director for environmental campaigns in Pennsylvania and California. Galen holds a Bachelor’s degree from Georgetown University and a Master’s of Environmental Management from Duke University, where she also received certificates in International Development Policy and Climate Science and Applications.