Hannah Druckenmiller is an Assistant Professor of Economics and William H. Hurt’s Scholar at the California Institute of Technology. She also holds appointments as a University Fellow at Resources for the Future and an affiliate of the Center for Science, Society, and Public Policy at Caltech. Druckenmiller is an environmental economist and data scientist. Her research aims to provide empirically based estimates for the environmental benefits and economic costs associated with natural resource protection. She has a strong interest in developing novel data and methods to enable progress on historically intractable problems and frequently draws on machine learning in her research.