Office: Jacobs 270
2301 Vanderbilt Place
Nashville, TN 37240
Ph.D. Candidate, Environmental Engineering, Management and Policy, Vanderbilt University
Fellow, Vanderbilt Institute for Energy and the Environment
B.A., Environmental Thought and Practice (Policy Concentration), University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
B.S., Philosophy, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
Policy Assistant, AnnDyl Policy Group LLC, Energy and Environmental Policy Strategy Firm, Washington, D.C., Summer 2012
Research Assistant, National Home Performance Council, Energy Efficiency Non-Profit Organization, Washington, D.C.
Congressional Intern, Office of the Majority Leader of the U.S. House of Representatives, Capitol Building, Washington, D.C., Summer 2011
- Behavioral, developmental, and environmental economics
- Behavioral political science
- Agent-based modeling
- Non-marginal changes in coastal land markets
- Decision-making in social dilemmas (e.g., public goods investment decisions)
- Adapting to environmental change
Nay, J. J. (2012). "Global climate change politics and the feasible U.S. policy strategy." The Oculus: The University of Virginia Journal of Research, 11(1): 5-29.
Nay, J., and B. Ackerly (2013). “Conflicting Narratives of Bangladeshi Migration into India: Climate Refugees or Terrorists?” Proceedings of the 2013 International Bangladesh Development Initiative Conference.
Nay, J. J. (2013). Understanding Coastal Social-Ecological Systems: An Integrated Social, Environmental, and Engineering Perspective. International Centre for Climate Change and Development, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Nay, J. J., and M. Abkowitz (2013). Employing a Systems Approach to Mainstreaming Community-Based Adaptation into National and Local Planning.
7 th International Conference on Community-Based Adaptation to Climate Change, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Nay, J. J., and M. Abkowitz (2013). Integrative Systems Analysis Tools to Inform Climate Adaptation. Vanderbilt University School of Engineering, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Seminar Series, Nashville, TN.
Nay, J. J., and B. Ackerly (2013). Conflicting Narratives of Bangladeshi Migration into India: Climate Refugees or Terrorists? Bridging the Policy-Action Divide: Challenges and Prospects for Bangladesh, International Bangladesh Development Initiative Conference, Berkeley, CA.
Nay, J. J. (2012). Bangladeshi Insights for the Politically Feasible U.S. Climate Policy. University of Virginia Research Network 12th Annual Research Symposium, Charlottesville, VA.
Nay, J. J. (2102). Sustainability Assessment of the UVa School of Architecture: Lessons Learned. 23rd Annual Environment Virginia Symposium, Lexington, VA.
Hobbies and Interests
Hiking, photography, and traveling