Guo Dong is the Director of the Earth Institute China Initiative at Columbia University. Dr. Guo also serves as the Associate Director of the Research Program on Sustainability Policy and Management at Columbia University’s Earth Institute, where he is an associate research scholar. Dr. Guo teaches courses on Microeconomics and Quantitative Methods for master students in Columbia’s School of International and Public Affairs. Dr. Guo’s research interests include Chinese education, sustainable development, and environmental policy, and he has conducted many researches on China in these areas. Dr. Guo received his PhD in Economics and Education from Teachers College, Columbia University, an MPA from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs, and BSc in Economics from University College London.