Staff & Leadership

Bill Cohen

Center Coordinator

Cornelia Colijn

Executive Director

Lucy Corlett

Research Associate

Mark Alan Hughes

Founding Faculty Director

Angela Pachon

Research Director

Lindsey Samahon

Communications Director

Oscar Serpell

Associate Director of Academic Programming

Mollie Simon

Communications Coordinator

Andy Stone

Energy Policy Now Host and Producer

Kimberle Szczurowski

Administrative Assistant

Shelley Welton

Presidential Distinguished Professor

Jennifer Wilcox

Presidential Distinguished Professor
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Ahmed Abdellah
Undergraduate Seminar Fellow
Ahmed Abdellah is a freshman studying in the Vagelos Integrated Program in Energy Research (VIPER) program. Abdellah is also a 2022 Undergraduate Student Fellow.
Joe Aldy
Professor of Public Policy, Harvard University
Joe Aldy is a professor of the practice of public policy at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. Aldy was a visiting scholar at the Kleinman Center in 2016-2017.
Dorit Aviv
Assistant Professor of Architecture
Dorit Aviv is an assistant professor of architecture at the Weitzman School.
Sophia Bagg
Undergraduate Seminar Fellow
Sophia Bagg is an undergraduate student studying International Relations and East Asian Languages and Civilizations. Bagg is also a 2022 Undergraduate Student Fellow.
Sage Basri
Student Advisory Council Member
Sage Basri is a Kleinman Center Student Advisory Council Member and an undergraduate in the School of Arts and Sciences majoring in Environmental Studies. Basri was also a 2021 Undergraduate Seminar Fellow.
Susanna Berkouwer
Assistant Professor of Business Economics & Public Policy
Susanna Berkouwer is an assistant professor of Business Economics & Public Policy at the Wharton School.
Eugenie Birch
Lawrence C. Nussdorf Chair of Urban Research and Education
Eugénie L. Birch is co-director of the Penn Institute for Urban Research, Lawrence C. Nussdorf Chair of Urban Research and Education, and chair of the Graduate Group in City and Regional Planning.
Fatih Birol
Executive Director, International Energy Agency
Fatih Birol is the executive director of the International Energy Agency. He is the recipient of the 2016 Carnot Prize for distinguished contributions to energy policy.
Paul Bonney
Former Senior Vice President, Exelon
Paul Bonney is a member of the Kleinman Center Advisory Board and a former senior vice president at Exelon.
Matthijs Bouw
Associate Professor of Practice, Landscape Architecture
Matthijs Bouw is an associate professor of practice in the Landscape Architecture department of the Weitzman School of Design. He is the Rockefeller Urban Resilience Fellow for the University of Pennsylvania Stuart Weitzman School of Design.
William W. Braham is a professor of architecture at the Stuart Weitzman School of Design.
Sara Bronin
Professor, Cornell University
Sara Bronin was a 2020-2021 visiting scholar of the Kleinman Center when she was the Thomas F. Gallivan Chair in Real Property Law at UConn Law School. She currently is a professor at Cornell University.
Mark Brownstein
Senior Vice President, Environmental Defense Fund
Mark Brownstein is a member of the Kleinman Center Advisory Board and the senior vice president of energy transition at the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF).
Julian Brubaker
Student Advisory Council Member
Julian Brubaker is a master’s student at Penn’s School of Social Policy & Practice. He is also completing a certificate in Energy Policy and Management from the Kleinman Center and is a member of the Kleinman Center’s Student Advisory Council.
Dallas Burtraw
Darius Gaskins Senior Fellow, Resources for the Future
Dallas Burtraw is the Darius Gaskins Senior Fellow at Resources for the Future. Burtraw was a 2018-2019 visiting scholar at the Kleinman Center.
Duncan Callaway
Associate Professor of Energy and Resources , UC Berkeley
Duncan Callaway is an Associate Professor of Energy and Resources at UC Berkeley. Callaway is a 2022-2023 Kleinman Center Visiting Scholar.
Sanya Carley
Paul H. O’Neill Professor, Indiana University
Sanya Carley is the Paul H. O’Neill Professor and Director of the Master of Public Affairs programs at Indiana University. Carley is a 2022-2023 Kleinman Center Visiting Scholar.
Stephanie Carlisle is a lecturer in Landscape Artchiture in the Stuart Weitzman School of Design.
Sabine Chavin
Undergraduate Seminar Fellow
Sabine Chavin is a senior in the College of Arts and Sciences majoring in physics. Chavin is also a 2022 Undergraduate Student Fellow.
Aditi Chintapalli
Undergraduate Seminar Fellow
Aditi Chintapalli is an undergraduate in the school of engineering studying mechanical engineering with a minor in geology. Chintapalli is also a 2022 Undergraduate Student Fellow.
Naimat Chopra
2022 Kleinman Energia Fellow
Naimat Chopra is pursuing a master’s degree in social policy and data analytics at the School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2). She is the 2022 Kleinman Energia Fellow
Cary Coglianese is the Edward B. Shils Professor of Law and Professor of Political Science at the Carey School of Law. He also is the director of the Penn Program on Regulation.
Bill Cohen
Center Coordinator
Bill Cohen is center coordinator at the Kleinman Center. He oversees the Kleinman Center’s office needs, supervises public events, tracks the budget, and provides technical support across many platforms.
Cornelia Colijn is the executive director of the Kleinman Center. She envisions, plans, and manages all center programming, while building connections with students, faculty, and leaders in the energy industry.
Lucy Corlett
Research Associate
Lucy Corlett is a research associate at the Kleinman Center. She assists with research and programming initiatives at Kleinman, working to support visiting scholars, students, and grant recipients.
Santiago Cunial is a graduate fellow, doing research and drafting policy digests on energy topics in Latin America. Santiago is currently a Ph.D. candidate in political science.
Tom Daniels
Crossways Professor, City and Regional Planning
Tom Daniels is the Crossways Professor of city and regional planning at the Weitzman School. Daniels directs the concentration in Land Use and Environmental Planning.
Lucas Davis
Jeffrey A. Jacobs Distinguished Professor, UC Berkeley
Lucas Davis is the Jeffrey A. Jacobs Distinguished Professor in Business and Technology at the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley. Davis is a 2021-2022 Kleinman Center Visiting Scholar.
Sean Deresh
Undergraduate Seminar Fellow
Sean Deresh is an undergraduate student in the Vagelos Integrated Program in Energy Research. Deresh is a 2022 Undergraduate Student Fellow and a Kleinman Center Student Advisory Council Member.
Francis X. Diebold
Professor of Economics, Finance, and Statistics
Francis X. Diebold is Paul F. and Warren Shafer Miller Professor of Social Sciences, and Professor of Economics, Finance, and Statistics at the University of Pennsylvania.
Emily Duncan
Vice President of Government Relations, National Grid
Emily Duncan is a member of the Kleinman Center Advisory Board and the vice president of government relations and the head of the Washington office at National Grid.
Andrés Eskenazi
Undergraduate Seminar Fellow
Andrés Eskenazi is an undergraduate and master’s student studying math and mechanical engineering as part of the Vagelos Integrated Program in Energy Research (VIPER). Eskenazi is also a 2022 Undergraduate Student Fellow.
Tulia Falleti
Class of 1965 Endowed Term Professor of Political Science
Tulia Falleti is the Class of 1965 Endowed Term Professor of Political Science, Director of the Latin American and Latinx Studies Program, and Senior Fellow of the Leonard Davis Institute for Health Economics.
Chandra Farley is the CEO of ReSolve, a consulting practice with a mission to increase the impact of climate justice initiatives by creating equity-centered delivery infrastructure. Farley is a 2021-2022 Kleinman Center Visiting Scholar.
Jared Farmer
Professor of History
Jared Farmer is the Walter H. Annenberg Professor of History in the School of Arts and Sciences.
Jesús Fernández-Villaverde is a professor of economics and research associate for the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and Penn’s Population Studies Center, and a Research Affiliate for the Centre for Economic Policy Research.
Meredith Fowlie
Class of 1935 Endowed Chair in Energy, UC Berkeley
Meredith Fowlie is the Class of 1935 Endowed Chair in Energy at UC Berkeley. Fowlie is a 2022-2023 Kleinman Center Visiting Scholar.
Gabriela Garity
Undergraduate Seminar Fellow
Gabriela Garity is a student in the Huntsman Program in International Studies and Business. Garity is also a 2022 Undergraduate Student Fellow.
Oliver Geden
Head of Research, International and Security Affairs (SWP)
Oliver Geden is head of the EU/Europe Research Division at the German Institute for International and Security Affairs and a lead author of the Sixth IPCC Assessment Report. He was a visiting scholar at the Kleinman Center for Energy Policy in 2018-2019.
Reto Gieré
Professor, Earth and Environmental Science
Reto Gieré is a professor at the Department of Earth and Environmental Science and Center for Excellence in Environmental Toxicology at the University of Pennsylvania.
Emma Glasser
Student Advisory Council Member
Emma Glaser is a Kleinman Center Student Advisory Council Member and an undergraduate student in the Vagelos Integrated Program in Energy Research (VIPER) program. Glasser was also a 2020 Undergraduate Student Fellow.
Karen Goldberg
Vagelos Professor of Energy Research
Karen Goldberg is the Vagelos Professor of Energy Research and is the director of the Vagelos Institute of Energy Science and Technology (VIEST).
Carl Goldsmith
Founding Partner, Beach Point Capital Management
Carl Goldsmith is a donor to the Kleinman Center and the founding partner at Beach Point Capital Management.
Christian Gollier
Director, Toulouse School of Economics
Christian Gollier is the director of the Toulouse School of Economics and the Wesley Clair Mitchell Visiting Research Professor at Columbia University. In 2015-2016 he was a visiting scholar at the Kleinman Center.
Adam Goudjil
Student Advisory Council Member
Adam Goudjil is a Kleinman Center Student Advisory Council Member and an undergraduate student studying urban studies at the College of Arts and Sciences. Goudjil was also a 2021 Undergraduate Student Fellow.
Piyush Goyal
Minister of Railways and Coal, Government of India
Piyush Goyal is a member of India’s upper house of parliament and serves as the minister of railways and coal. He is the 2018 recipient of the Carnot Prize for distinguished contributions to energy policy.
Eric Gribetz
Managing Partner, Stonecourt Capital
Erik Gribetz is a donor to the Kleinman Center and managing partner at Stonecourt Capital.
Erick Guerra
Associate Professor of City and Regional Planning
Erick Guerra is an assistant professor in City and Regional Planning in the School of Design.
Thomas Hale
Associate Professor of Public Policy, University of Oxford
Thomas Hale is an associate professor in public policy at the University of Oxford Blavatnik School of Government. Hale is a 2021-2022 Kleinman Center Visiting Scholar.
Catherine Hausman
Assistant Professor, University of Michigan
Catherine Hausman is an assistant professor in the School of Public Policy at the University of Michigan. Hausman was a 2018-2019 Kleinman Center visiting scholar.
James Hines
Professor, University of Michigan
James Hines is a professor of law and economics at the University of Michigan and an editorial advisor to the Kleinman Center. His research is focused on various aspects of taxation.
Alina Ho
Undergraduate Seminar Fellow
Alina Ho is an undergraduate student studying systems science and engineering in the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. Ho is also a 2022 Undergraduate Student Fellow and a Kleinman Center Student Advisory Council Member.
Lindsey Hover
Student Advisory Council Member
Lindsey Hover is a Master of City and Regional Planning student at the Weitzman School. She is also completing a certificate in Energy Policy and Management from the Kleinman Center and is a member of the Kleinman Center’s Student Advisory Council.
Andrew Huemmler
Senior Lecturer of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Andrew Huemmler is a senior lecturer of chemical and biomolecular engineering at the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.
Mark Alan Hughes leads the Kleinman Center as founding faculty director and writes 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. 
Jacob Hyppolite
2022 Kleinman Birol Fellow
Jacob Hyppolite is a first-year Master of Environmental Studies student at the School of Arts & Sciences and the 2022 Kleinman Birol Fellow.
Andy Jackson
Professor of Practice in Mechanical Engineering
Andrew Jackson is a professor of practice in mechanical engineering and applied mechanics in the School of Engineering and Applied Science.
Mark Jacobsen
Professor, University of California San Diego
Mark Jacobsen is a professor of economics at the University of California, San Diego. In 2015-2016, he was a visiting scholar at the Kleinman Center.
Veronica Jacome
Assistant Professor, Temple University
Veronica Jacome is an Assistant Professor of Energy Geography at Temple University. She was a University of California’s President Postdoctoral Fellow at UC Santa Barbara and a Chateaubriand Fellow at Mines ParisTech in the Center for Advanced Mathematics
Deep Jariwala
Assistant Professor of Electrical and Systems Engineering
Deep Jariwala is an assistant professor of electrical systems engineering in the School of Engineering and Applied Science.
Jesse Jenkins
Assistant Professor, Princeton University
Jesse Jenkins is an assistant professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering at Princeton University. In 2017-2018, Jenkins was a visiting scholar at the Kleinman Center.
Walter Johnsen
2022 Philadelphia Energy Authority Fellow
Walter Johnsen is a fourth-year Ph.D. candidate in the department of chemistry and the 2022 Kleinman Philadelphia Energy Authority Fellow. He is also a member of the Kleinman Center’s Student Advisory Council.
Matthew Kahn
Provost Professor of Economics and Spatial Sciences, USC
Matthew Kahn is the Provost Professor of Economics and Spatial Sciences at the University of Southern California. In 2015-2016 he was a visiting scholar at the Kleinman Center.
Daniel Kammen
Professor of Energy, University of California Berkeley
Daniel Kammen is the Class of 1935 Distinguished Professor of Energy at the University of California Berkeley. Kammen was a 2019-2020 visiting scholar at the Kleinman Center.
Ben Keys
Assistant Professor at the Wharton School
Ben Keys is an assistant professor at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business.
Radhika Khosla
Research Director, Oxford India Centre
Radhika Khosla is the research director at the Oxford India Centre for Sustainable Development. In 2017-2018 she was a visiting scholar at the Kleinman Center. 
Steven Kimbrough
Professor of Operations, Information and Decisions
Steven Kimbrough is a professor of operation, information, and decision in the Wharton School.
Scott Kleinman
Co-President, Apollo Global Management
Scott Kleinman (C’94, W’94), along with his wife Wendy Kleinman, established the Kleinman Center with a generous $10 million gift to the Stuart Weitzman School of Design. This founding gift continues to support the center and its broad array of programs.
Shimon Kogan
Adjunct Associate Professor of Finance
Shimon Kogan is an adjunct associate professor in the Finance Deparement at The Wharton School.
Ken Kulak is a member of the Advisory Board and a former senior fellow at the Kleinman Center.
Melina Laboucan-Massimo is an internationally renowned advocate for climate justice, Indigenous sovereignty, and women’s rights. She is the Founder of Sacred Earth Solar and a 2021-2022 Kleinman Center Visiting Scholar.
Cheryl LaFleur
Former Commissioner, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Cheryl LaFleur is the former commissioner of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. She is the 2019 recipient of the Carnot Prize for distinguished contributions to energy policy.
Steven Lefkowitz
Founding Partner, Sagewind Capital LLC
Steven Lefkowitz is a donor to the Kleinman Center and the founding partner at Sagewind Capital LLC.
Sarah Light
Associate Professor, Legal Studies & Business Ethics
Sarah Light is an associate professor of legal studies and business ethics at the Wharton School. Her research interests include climate law and policy, environmental law and policy, and private environmental governance.
Zhongjie Lin
Associate Professor of City and Regional Planning
Zhongjie Lin is an associate professor of city and regional planning at the Stuart Weitzman School of Design.
Nikki Luke
Assistant Professor, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Nikki Luke is an Assistant Professor of Geography at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Luke is a 2022-2023 Kleinman Center Visiting Scholar.
Kristina Lyons
Assistant Professor of Anthropology
Kristina Lyons is an assistant professor of anthropology in the School of Arts and Sciences.
Caroline Magdolen
Student Advisory Council Member
Caroline Magdolen is a Kleinman Center Student Advisory Council Member and an undergraduate student studying in the Vagelos Integrated Program in Energy Research (VIPER) program. Magdolen was also a 2021 Undergraduate Seminar Fellow.
Rahul Mangharam
Associate Professor of Electrical and Systems Engineering
Rahul Mangharam is an associate professor of electrical and systems engineering in the School of Engineering and Applies Science.
Michael Mann
Presidential Distinguished Professor
Michael E. Mann is the Presidential Distinguished Professor in the Department of Earth and Environmental Science, with a secondary appointment in the Annenberg School for Communication. He is a faculty fellow with the Kleinman Center for Energy Policy.
Ioana Marinescu is an assistant professor at the University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice and a Faculty Research Fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research.
Gina McCarthy
Former Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency
Gina McCarthy is the former administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency. She is the recipient of the 2017 Carnot Prize for distinguished contributions to energy policy.
Gilbert Metcalf
Professor of Economics, Tufts University
Gilbert Metcalf is a professor of economics at Tufts University and was a 2016-2017 visiting scholar at the Kleinman Center.
Anna Mikulska
Lecturer, Russian and Eastern European Studies
Anna Mikulska is an expert on European energy markets and energy policy. She was previously a senior fellow at the Kleinman Center and is currently a graduate coordinator and lecturer at the Russian and Eastern European Studies Department at Penn.
Juan-Pablo Montero
Professor, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
Juan-Pablo Montero is a professor of economics at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile and 2019-2020 visiting scholar at the Kleinman Center.
Ellen Neises
Executive Director, PennPraxis
Ellen Neises is the executive director of PennPraxisand an adjunct associate professor of landscape architecture in the Weitzman School.
Serguei Netessine
Vice Dean for Global Initiatives, Wharton
Serguei Netessine is vice dean for global initiatives and professor in the Operations, Information and Decisions Department at The Wharton School.
Eliza Nobles
New York Energy Futures
Eliza Nobles is a New York Energy Futures research assistant at the Kleinman Center. Eliza is a dual degree graduate student studying city planning at the Weitzman School of Design and environmental studies at the School of Arts and Sciences.
Sheila Oparaocha
International Coordinator and Program Manager, ENERGIA
Sheila Oparaocha is the international coordinator and program manager at ENERGIA. She is the recipient of the 2021 Carnot Prize for distinguished contributions to energy policy.
Angela Pachon is the research director at the Kleinman Center. She oversees the research agenda, manages the research grants and the visitor scholar programs, and develops scholarship and research collaborations across campus and beyond.
Benjamin Paren is an alumni research fellow at the Kleinman Center and a postdoctoral research associate in the Research Laboratory of Electronics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Ari Peskoe
Director, Electricity Law Initiative at Harvard University
Ari Peskoe is the director of the Electricity Law Initiative at Harvard Law School’s Environmental and Energy Law Program. In 2017-2018 Peskoe was a visiting scholar at the Kleinman Center.
Nicholas Pevzner
Assistant Professor, Department of Landscape Architecture
Nicholas Pevzner is a faculty fellow at the Kleinman Center for Energy Policy and an assistant professor in the Department of Landscape Architecture at the Stuart Weitzman School of Design.
Maxwell Pisciotta
Student Advisory Council Member
Max Pisciotta is a member of the Kleinman Center’s Student Advisory Council. Pisciotta was a 2021 Kleinman Birol Fellow at the International Energy Agency and is a Ph.D. student studying chemical engineering.
Dipti Pitta
Assistant Professor in Ruminant Nutrition
Dipti Pitta is an assistant professor in ruminant nutrition at the School of Veterinary Medicine.
Sonny Popowsky
Former Consumer Advocate of Pennsylvania
Sonny Popowsky is a member of the Kleinman Center Advisory Board and served as the Consumer Advocate of Pennsylvania from 1990 to 2012.
Peter Psarras
Research Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering
Peter Psarras is a research assistant professor in chemical and biomolecular engineering at the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and the Kleinman Center for Energy Policy.
John Quigley
Director, Center for Environment, Energy & Economy
is the founding director of the Center for Environment, Energy & Economy and Lecturer in Sustainability at the Harrisburg University of Science and Technology and a member of the Kleinman Center’s Advisory Board.
Tony Reames
Assistant Professor, University of Michigan
Tony Reames is an assistant professor at the University of Michigan School for Environment and Sustainability where he directs the Urban Energy Justice Lab. Reames is a 2020-2021 Kleinman Center Visiting Scholar.
Vincent Reina
Associate Professor of City and Regional Planning
Vincent Reina is an assistant professor of city and regional planning at the Stuart Weitzman School of Design.
Alisa Reiner
Undergraduate Seminar Fellow
Alisa Reiner is an undergraduate student majoring in International Relations and minoring in Sustainability and Environmental Management. Reiner is also a 2022 Undergraduate Student Fellow.
Mauricio Rodas
Former Mayor of Quito, Ecuador
Mauricio Rodas is the Former Mayor of Quito, Ecuador, and a 2019-2020 visiting scholar with the Kleinman Center, Perry World House and Penn Institute for Urban Research.
Nicholaus Rohleder
Podcast Editorial Assistant
Nicholaus Rohleder helps coordinate, plan, and research timely topics for the production of the Energy Policy Now podcast. He is a second-year student in the Master of Environmental Studies program pursuing a concentration in Enviro Engineering and Tech.
Nikolai Roussanov
Moise Y. Safra Associate Professor of Finance
Nikolai Roussanov is the Moise Y. Safra Associate Professor of Finance in the Wharton School.
Megan Ryerson
Associate Dean for Research, Weitzman School
Megan Ryerson is the associate dean for research at the Stuart Weitzman School of Design. She is also the UPS Chair of Transportation.
Lindsey Samahon
Communications Director
Lindsey Samahon is the director of communications at the Kleinman Center. She develops new content, prepares research for publication, and serves as the center’s press contact.
Roberto Schaeffer
Professor, University of Rio de Janeiro
Roberto Schaeffer is a professor of energy economics in the Energy Planning Program at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil. In 2016-2017, he was a visiting scholar at the Kleinman Center.
Marvin Schlanger
Former Chairman of the Board, UGI Corporation
Marvin Schlanger is the former chairman of the Supervisory Board of UGI Corporation and a member of the Kleinman Center Advisory Board.
Emma Schultz
Undergraduate Seminar Fellow
Emma Schultz is a senior studying chemical and biomolecular engineering in the School of Engineering and Applied Science. Schultz is also a 2022 Undergraduate Student Fellow.
Nathalie Seddon
Professor, University of Oxford
Nathalie Seddon is a professor of biodiversity at the University of Oxford and founding director of the Nature-based Solutions Initiative. Seddon is a 2020-2021 Kleinman Center Visiting Scholar.
Oscar Serpell
Associate Director of Academic Programming
Oscar Serpell oversees student engagement activities, new student programming, and alumni connections. He also participates in several key research projects at the center and also writes blog posts and policy digests on timely energy policy topics.
Christina Simeone is a senior fellow at the Kleinman Center for Energy Policy and a doctoral student in advanced energy systems at the Colorado School of Mines and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, a joint program. 
Mollie Simon
Communications Coordinator
Mollie Simon is the communications coordinator at the Kleinman Center. She manages the center’s social media accounts, drafts newsletters and announcements, writes and publishes content for our website, and regularly posts to our blog.
Katherine Smith
Director, Environmental Research Institute
Katherine Smith is the director of the environmental research institute of the supervising scientist for the Australian Government. In 2016-2017, Smith was a visiting scholar at the Kleinman Center.  
Ariana Spentzos works as a graduate fellow. She is a fifth-year PhD student in inorganic chemistry.
Frederick Steiner
Dean, Stuart Weitzman School of Design
Frederick Steiner is dean of the University of Pennsylvania Stuart Weitzman School of Design and a member of the Kleinman Center Advisory Board.
Roger Stern
Assistant Professor, University of Tulsa
Roger Stern is an assistant professor of energy economics, policy, and commerce at the University of Tulsa, Collins College of Business. In 2016-2017 he was a visiting scholar at the Kleinman Center.
Nicholas Stern
IG Patel Professor of Economics and Government, LSE
Nicholas Stern is the IG Patel Professor of Economics and Government at the London School of Economics and Political Science. He is the recipient of the 2022 Carnot Prize for distinguished contributions to energy policy.
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.
Andy Stone is producer and host of Energy Policy Now, the Kleinman Center’s podcast series. He previously worked in business planning with PJM Interconnection and was a senior energy reporter at Forbes Magazine.
Angela Sun
Student Advisory Council Member
Angela Sun is a Kleinman Center Student Advisory Council Member. She was also a 2021 Kleinman Center Undergraduate Seminar Fellow.
Kimberle Szczurowski
Administrative Assistant
Kimberle Szczurowski is the administrative assistant at the Kleinman Center. She keeps the Kleinman Center humming along, especially in the areas of scheduling, budgeting, and event planning.
Jérôme Taillard
Assistant Professor, Babson College
Jérôme Taillard is an assistant professor of finance at Babson College. In 2016-2017, he was a visiting scholar at the Kleinman Center.
Shuchi Talati
Scholar in Residence, American University
Shuchi Talati is the former chief of staff for the Office of Fossil Energy & Carbon Management at the Department of Energy. Talati is a 2022-2023 Kleinman Center Visiting Scholar.
Mark Templeton
Clinical Professor of Law, University of Chicago
Mark Templeton is a Clinical Professor of Law and Director of the Abrams Environmental Law Clinic at the University of Chicago. Templeton was a 2018-2019 visiting scholar at the Kleinman Center.
Franca Trubiano
Associate Professor of Architecture
Franca Trubiano is Associate Professor of Graduate Architecture and a Registered Architect with l’Ordre des Architectes du Québec.
Arthur van Benthem
Associate Professor of Business Economics and Public Policy
Arthur van Benthem is an expert in environmental and energy economics, exploring the economic efficiency of energy policy. He is a faculty fellow at the Kleinman Center and an associate professor of Business Economics and Public Policy at Wharton.
Katherine Vaz Gomes
Student Advisory Council Member
Katherine Vaz Gomes is a Ph.D. Candidate in the Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Department and a graduate research assistant in the Clean Energy Conversions Lab. She is a member of the Kleinman Center’s Student Advisory Council.
Steve Viscelli
Lecturer, Department of Sociology
Steve Viscelli is a faculty fellow at the Kleinman Center and a lecturer in the Department of Sociology. His research focuses on work, labor market economics, and economic regulation, specifically in trucking industry.
Gernot Wagner
Clinical Associate Professor, NYU
Gernot Wagner is a climate economist. He teaches climate economics and policy at NYU, where he is a clinical associate professor. Wagner is a 2021-2022 Kleinman Center Visiting Scholar.
Eitan Weinstein
Undergraduate Seminar Fellow
Eitan Weinstein is an undergraduate student in the College of Arts and Sciences majoring in physics. Weinstein is also a 2022 Undergraduate Student Fellow.
Shelley Welton
Presidential Distinguished Professor
Shelley Welton is a Presidential Distinguished Professor of Law and Energy Policy with the Kleinman Center and Penn Carey Law. Her research focuses on how climate change is transforming energy and environmental law and governance.
Bethany Wiggin
Associate Professor of German
Bethany Wiggin is an Associate Professor of German and the Founding Director of the Penn Program in Environmental Humanities.
Jennifer Wilcox is currently serving at the U.S. Department of Energy, on leave from the Kleinman Center. Her research expertise is in carbon capture and sequestration technologies, in order to minimize the negative impacts of fossil fuels.
Hannah Wiseman
Professor of Law, Penn State University
Hannah Wiseman is a Professor of Law at Penn State University and a 2019-2020 visiting scholar at the Kleinman Center.
Sam Wong
Student Advisory Council Member
Sam Wong is a third-year law student at the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School. He is also completing a certificate in Energy Policy and Management from the Kleinman Center and is a member of the Kleinman Center’s Student Advisory Council.
Linda Wu
Undergraduate Seminar Fellow
Linda Wu is pursuing a dual degree in Wharton and in the College of Arts and Sciences. Wu is also a 2022 Undergraduate Student Fellow.
Michal Wyrebkowski
Undergraduate Seminar Fellow
Michal Wyrebkowski is a first-year student from Poland who intends to major in Economics in the College of Arts and Sciences. Wyrebkowski is also a 2022 Undergraduate Student Fellow.
Shu Yang
Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
Shu Yang is a professor of materials science and engineering and a professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering in the School of Engineering and Applied Science.
Daniel Yergin
Vice Chairman, IHS Markit
Daniel Yergin is the Vice Chairman of IHS Markit. He is the recipient of the 2015 Carnot Prize for distinguished contributions to energy policy.
Ha-Nam Yoon
Undergraduate Seminar Fellow
Ha-Nam Yoon is an undergraduate student studying Earth & Environmental Science and Political Science. Yoon is also a 2022 Undergraduate Student Fellow and a Kleinman Center Student Advisory Council Member.