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Fred Thomas Shaia , II

Brown University

Based in

United States
North America

Fred is a Ph.D. candidate and presidential fellow in the Department of Political Science at Brown University. His research focuses on climate change and equity in the United Nations. Fred holds a Master in Public Policy from Harvard University and has spent several years working for international organizations.


Focus areas of expertise

Climate policy and politics History Climate Justice

How to Connect



Danielle Falzon, Fred Shaia, et al. 2022. “Obstructing Loss and Damage Finance in the UN Climate Negotiations: A Short History and Tactical Field Guide.” (under review at Global Environmental Politics).

Fred Shaia and Jeff D. Colgan. 2020. “Presidential Climate Action on Day One: A Foreign Policy Guide for the Next U.S. President.” Brown University’s Watson Institute. (October 17, 2020).