Allison Quatrini

Allison Quatrini

Juan Valdez Café on F Street (see syllabus)

Areas of Expertise

China and comparative politics


Major — Comparative Politics

Minor — International Relations

Allison is interested in researching ethnic politics with regard to the Uyghur ethnic minority in China. She spent fourteen months studying Mandarin Chinese and modern political history in China on a Fulbright Fellowship. As a graduate student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, she co-authored a policy analysis on the effectiveness of market-based mechanisms to reduce pollution in mainland China. Allison speaks Mandarin Chinese and Spanish and knows basic Uyghur.


MIPA from University of Wisconsin-Madison, BS from Seton Hall University


Market-Based Instruments with Chinese Characteristics: the Feasibility of Cap-and-Trade Implementation to Reduce SO2 Emissions in China and the Role of the US EPA, 2007. La Follette School Workshop Reports, University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Office Hours

Wednesday, 12:30pm- 2:30pm