Shefa Siegel

Shefa Siegel writes about resource relations, the environment, and religion for Haaretz, Yale Environment 360, and Sojourners. He was most recently Associate Research Scholar at the Earth Institute’s Vale Columbia Center on Sustainable International Investment at Columbia University, and previously worked as an advisor for the United Nations Industrial Development Organization and for Natural Resources Canada. As a scholar, journalist, and environmental practitioner, he has traveled to mining regions in a dozen countries studying the intersections of environment, development, and mining. He earned an undergraduate degree in religion from the University of Michigan, a graduate degree in environmental policy from Tufts University, and a PhD from the department of mining engineering at the University of British Columbia.