Gabe Chan is the Principal Investigator of the Chan Lab and an Assistant Professor at the University of Minnesota (UMN) Humphrey School of Public Affairs in the Science, Technology, and Environmental Policy (STEP) Area. Prior to joining UMN in 2015, Gabe received a Ph.D. in Public Policy from Harvard University where he was a Research Fellow in the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at the Harvard Kennedy School. Previously, Gabe received B.S. degrees in Political Science and Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

At UMN, Gabe is the Director of Graduate Study for the M.S.-STEP program. He is also a Faculty Associate and member of the Faculty Leadership Council at the UMN Institute on the Environment and Affiliate Faculty at the UMN Law School.

Gabe is originally from San Francisco, CA and had lived in Boston, MA for ten years before moving to the Twin Cities.



Ph.D., Public Policy, 2015

B.S., Political Science, 2009
B.S., Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Science, 2009