Staff & Leadership

Bill Cohen

Center Coordinator

Cornelia Colijn

Executive Director

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
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Jose Miguel Abito
Assistant Professor, Business Economics and Public Policy
Jose Miguel (Mike) Abito is an assistant professor of business economics and public policy at the Wharton School.
Dorit Aviv
Assistant Professor of Architecture
Dorit Aviv is an assistant professor of architecture at the Weitzman School.
Daniel Barber
Associate Professor of Architecture
Daniel Barber is an associate professor of architecture at the Stuart Weitzman School of Design.
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.
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.
Stephanie Carlisle is a lecturer in Landscape Artchiture in the Stuart Weitzman School of Design.
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.
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.
Tom Daniels
Crossways Professor, City and Regional Planning
Tom Daniels is a crossways professor of city and regional planning at the Weitzman School. Daniels directs the concentration in Land Use and Environmental Planning.
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.
Jared Farmer
Professor of History
Jared Farmer is the Walter H. Annenberg Professor of History in the School of Arts and Sciences.
Jesus Fernandez-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.
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.
Erik Gilje
Assistant Professor of Finance
Erik Gilje is an assistant professor of finance in the Wharton School.
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).
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.
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 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. 
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.
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.
Ben Keys
Assistant Professor at the Wharton School
Ben Keys is an assistant professor at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business.
Steven Kimbrough
Professor of Operations, Information and Decisions
Steven Kimbrough is a professor of operation, information, and decision in the Wharton School.
Ken Kulak is a member of the Advisory Board and a former senior fellow at the Kleinman Center.
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.
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.
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.
Anna Mikulska
Nonresident Scholar, Baker Institute
Anna Mikulska is an expert on European energy markets and energy policy. She was previously a senior fellow at the Kleinman Center and is a non-resident fellow with the Center for Energy Studies at Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy.
Ellen Neises
Executive Director, PennPraxis
Ellen Neises is the executive director of PennPraxisand an adjunct associate professor of landscape architecture in the Weitzman School.
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.
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.
Dipti Pitta
Assistant Professor in Ruminant Nutrition
Dipti Pitta is an assistant professor in ruminant nutrition at the School of Veterinary Medicine.
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.
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.
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 and the Stuart Weitzman School of Design. She is also the UPS Chair of Transportation.
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. 
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.
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
Assistant 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 assistant professor of Business Economics and Public Policy at Wharton.
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.
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.
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.