Discussion Kleinman Center Event

A Conversation with Leah Stokes

Speaker

Leah Stokes
Assistant Professor, University of California, Santa Barbara

Moderator

Mark Alan Hughes
Founding Faculty Director, Kleinman Center for Energy Policy

Virtual event

Leah Stokes discusses her recent academic research, including ongoing projects.

Event Summary

Leah Stokes discusses her recent academic research, including ongoing projects. She will share findings from her book, Short-Circuiting Policy, which examines the role that utilities have played in promoting climate denial and rolling back clean energy laws. She will also discuss current working papers that look at protests against wind energy and the political effects of power shutoffs to prevent wildfires.

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Short Circuiting Policy Book Talk and Clean Energy Reports

speaker

Leah Stokes

Assistant Professor, University of California Santa Barbara
Leah Stokes is an assistant professor of political science at University of California Santa Barbara and 2019-2020 visiting scholar at the Kleinman Center.
moderator

Mark Hughes

Founding Faculty Director
Mark Alan Hughes leads the Kleinman Center as founding faculty director and publishes research on topics ranging from deep decarbonization to the future of Philadelphia’s energy landscape. He is also a professor of practice at the Weitzman School. 

So excited to listen to a talk with Leah Stokes today at Penn’s Kleinman Energy! Just wish this was in person so she could sign my book!

Katherine Gomez, Doctoral Student, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering