Prof. Meeks teaches within the Environmental Policy and Planning field of study in SNRE and the Program in the Environment (PitE). Her research fields include environmental and development economics and policy. Currently, much of her work focuses on understanding individual and household responses to various environmental technologies, policies, and types of infrastructure in developing countries. Prof. Meeks has implemented field research in many countries, including Kyrgyzstan, Nepal, Kenya, and Peru. Her research has been funded through organizations such as the National Science Foundation and the Fulbright Program. Prof. Meeks is an RPCV, having served in the Peace Corps in Kazakhstan.