Dr. Hideka Yamaguchi specializes in energy and environmental policy. She earned her Ph.D. degree from the University of Delaware. She has research experiences with several research organizations including the Sustainable Energy and Economy Network, Washington, D.C.
Her professional career includes writing articles for newspaper and academic journals, teaching at elementary school, giving lectures at universities, and leading environmental projects for a municipal government.
She has won several awards, prizes, and grants such as Mark A. Haskell Award, Peter A. Larson Prize, and CHEP Dissertation Writing Grants.
She has conducted several independent research projects on energy sustainability, global environment, and sustainable development and her recent publications include a book entitled Post-Fukushima Renewable Energy Policy in Japan (Lambert, 2015).
Born in France, educated in both the U.S. and Japan, and lived in many states, including Virginia, New York, and Delaware, Hideka has experienced different cultures and environments. Now settled in Evansville, Indiana, with her husband and two children, over 10 years of enjoying this community of friendly people has made Evansville her second hometown.