Visiting Scholar


Roger Stern was a 2016-2017 visiting scholar of the Kleinman Center and an assistant professor of energy economics, policy, and commerce at the University of Tulsa, Collins College of Business. His recent research mainly concerns the intersection of U.S. energy policy, foreign policy, and national security and economic history. Stern focuses in the study of mineral scarcity. He has presented seminars to the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations; U.S. Department of State; Council on Foreign Relations Nuclear Security Roundtable; Canadian Security Intelligence Service; King Abdullah Petroleum Science and Research Center, and several universities op-ed essays have appeared in The Wall Street Journal, The International Herald Tribune, and The National (Abu Dhabi). Following a career in land conservation and environmental policy, Stern pursued his Ph.D. Before joining the University of Tulsa, he held a post-doctoral fellowship at Princeton University’s Oil, Energy & the Middle East Program.

Stern earned a Ph.D. in geography and environmental engineering from Johns Hopkins University, a M.S. from the University of Vermont, and a B.A. from Antioch College.