Pallavi Nuka served as ISS Associate Director from 2014 to 2018. Prior to joining ISS, Pallavi was a Visiting Lecturer at the School of Public and International Affairs and a Research Coordinator in the Department of Politics. She has a background in impact evaluation and conducted research on governance, environment and development. She worked with the World Bank-Global Environment Facility's Evaluation Office for six years, assessing the design, performance, and impact of projects implemented in developing countries with a focus on climate change adaptation, conservation of biodiversity, and land degradation. She was also a Peace Corps Volunteer in Côte d'Ivoire (1999-2001). She holds a B.S. from MIT and a MPA from Princeton University. Currently, Pallavi is the associate director of Princeton’s Julis-Rabinowitz Center for Public Policy & Finance.