Ishana Ratan

Job title: 
Graduate Student
Political Science

Ishana Ratan is a third year graduate student in the Political Science Department at the Univeristy of California, Berkeley, with a focus on international political economy. Her current research interests include the politics of renewable energy technology policy adoption in middle income countries. She also serves as a Project Director at the Berkeley APEC Study Center, Prior to pursuing graduate studies, she worked as an international trade paralegal, which greatly inspired her interest in trade, technology, and strategic competition in the global marketplace.

Ratan is a recipient of the 2021 IIS Simpson Research Grant.

Research interests: 
  • Finance / Trade
  • Global / Transnational
  • Science / Environment