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Marc A. Jeuland CV

Professor in the Sanford School of Public Policy
Sanford School of Public Policy
Box 90312, Durham, NC 27708
254 Rubenstein Hall, Box 90312, Durham, NC 27708


Marc Jeuland is a Professor in the Sanford School of Public Policy, with a joint appointment in the Duke Global Health Institute. His research interests include nonmarket valuation, water and sanitation, environmental health, energy poverty and transitions, trans-boundary water resource planning and management, and the impacts and economics of climate change. 

Jeuland's recent research includes work to understand the economic implications of climate change for water resources projects on transboundary river systems, a range of primary data collection projects related to analysis of adoption of environmental health improving technology, and analysis of the costs and benefits of environmental health interventions in developing countries. He has conducted multiple field experiments on issues such as: the role of water quality information in affecting household water and hygiene behaviors; the demand for, and impacts of cleaner cookstoves on household well-being; the long-term sustainability and effects of rural sanitation and water supply projects. He has also collected data on preferences for a range of environmental health improvements including cholera vaccines, household water treatment technologies and improved cookstoves. In the energy and development domain, he is currently working on several projects with the Energy Access Project at Duke, and is a co-founder of the Sustainable Energy Transitions Initiative (SETI), along with Professor Subhrendu Pattanayak and scholars from Chile, China and Ethiopia. His energy portfolio includes work related to evaluation of cleaner cooking interventions, measuring energy access and reliability, and reviews of the drivers and impacts literature related to energy. 

Jeuland has worked in the past with the World Bank, USAID, the Millennium Challenge Corporation, UNICEF, and many field-based NGOs and community-based implementing organizations.

Prior to his graduate studies and work with the World Bank, Jeuland was a Peace Corps volunteer in Mali, West Africa, where he designed and monitored construction of a pilot wastewater treatment system and trained management personnel at the plant’s managing firm.

Current Appointments & Affiliations

Professor in the Sanford School of Public Policy · 2023 - Present Sanford School of Public Policy
Associate Professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering · 2017 - Present Civil and Environmental Engineering, Pratt School of Engineering
Research Professor of Global Health · 2023 - Present Duke Global Health Institute, University Institutes and Centers
Professor of Environmental Sciences and Policy · 2023 - Present Environmental Sciences and Policy, Nicholas School of the Environment
Faculty Research Scholar of DuPRI's Population Research Center · 2014 - Present Duke Population Research Center, Duke Population Research Institute

Education, Training & Certifications

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill · 2009 Ph.D.
Swarthmore College · 2001 B.S.