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Jennie C. Stephens

Dean’s Professor of Sustainability Science and Policy and Director, School for Public Policy and Urban Affairs
310J RP
360 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115

Research & Scholarship Interests

Renewable energy transformation, reducing fossil fuel reliance, energy resilience, energy democracy, climate engineering, gender & energy, integrating social justice with climate and energy innovations
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Department Research Areas

Selected Publications

  • Burke, M. J. and J. C. Stephens (2018). "Political power and renewable energy futures: A critical review." Energy Research & Social Science 35: 78-93.
  • J.C. Stephens, D. Kopin, E.J. Wilson, T.R. Peterson, Framing of Customer Engagement Opportunities and Renewable Energy Integration by Electric Utility Representatives, Utilities Policy, 47, 2017, 69-74
  • N. Markusson, M.D. Gjefsen, J.C. Stephens, D. Tyfield, The Political Economy of Technical Fixes: The (mis)alignment of Clean Fossil and Political Regimes, Energy Research and Social Science, 23, 2017, 1-10
  • R. Pearl-Martinez, J.C. Stephens, Toward a Gender Diverse Workforce in the Renewable Energy Transition, Sustainability: Science, Practice and Policy, 12(1), 2016
  • J.C. Stephens, E.J. Wilson, T.R. Peterson, Smart Grid (R)Evolution: Electric Power Struggles, Cambridge University Press, 2015

Related News

March 21, 2019

CEE Chair Jerome Hajjar, Associate Professors Andrew Myers, Luca Caracoglia, and CCSH Professor Jennie Stephens are researching ways to build safe and effective offshore wind farms that have the capacity to power the entire country.

September 6, 2018

Professors Ozlem Ergun (MIE), Haris Koutsopoulos (CEE), and Jennie Stephens (CSSH/Affiliated CEE) were awarded a $99K NSF grant for a "Planning Grant: Engineering Research Center for Sharing economy - Humans, Automation, Resilience and Engineering: SHARE".

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