J. Mijin Cha is a Senior Analyst in the Sustainable Progress Initiative, with responsibilities for research, writing, and advocacy on key issues at the intersection of environmental, economic, and social sustainability. Mijin’s research and writing background includes work on sustainability policies, green economy, environmental justice, and economic justice. Her previous work experience includes senior research, policy, and legal positions at Urban Agenda, the Progressive States Network, and the Center on Race, Poverty and the Environment. She has also worked internationally with the Integrated Center on International Mountain Development (ICIMOD) in Nepal and The International Union for the Conservation of Nature.
Mijin has authored several reports and publications, including The New York City Green Collar Jobs Roadmap, Increasing Access to Environmental Justice: A Resources Book for Advocacy and Legal Literacy in South Asia, and a chapter on the U.S. environmental justice movement in Access to Environmental Justice: Comparative Perspectives(Martinus Nijhoff 2007). She has also placed articles in the Georgetown International Environmental Law Review and the Albany Law Environmental Outlook Journal.
Mijin is a graduate of Cornell University and holds a J.D. from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law, and LLM and PhD degrees from the University of London, School of Oriental and African Studies. She is an Adjunct Professor of Law at Fordham University School of Law.
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