Sherlin Benjamin


The past 24 years have rewarded me with a BS in Psychology from the University of Houston, experience in the hospitality and coffee industries, 2 years in public health and eventually led me to MIIS’ Environmental Policy program. Non-academic interests include hiking, cooking, mixology and barre.

Areas of interest

My general areas of interest include: psychology, corporate social responsibility, economic, social and governance (ESG), social equity, and finance.

Project description

My project will explore transboundary environmental cooperation in the Western Balkans, a region historically characterized by enduring conflicts. By examining the intersection of environmental initiatives and the region’s complex history, I seek to uncover insights that can inform sustainable stra