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Nathaniel “Nate” Dolton-Thornton

Nathaniel Dolton-Thornton is a first year PhD student in the Energy and Resources Group. Dolton-Thornton’s research interests center on China, the Belt and Road Initiative, Latin America, and the clean energy transition. He also conducts research on critical minerals in relation to the clean energy transition.

Dolton-Thornton attended UC Berkeley for undergraduate work and the University of Cambridge and the University of Oxford for graduate school. He worked as an Assistant Researcher in the Climate Policy Lab at Tufts University.