Visiting Scholar


Tony G. Reames is an assistant professor at the University of Michigan School for Environment and Sustainability where he directs the Urban Energy Justice Lab. His research investigates fair and equitable access to energy that is affordable, reliable, and clean, and seeks to understand the production and persistence of spatial, racial, and socioeconomic residential energy disparities. He has a Ph.D. in public administration from The University of Kansas, a Masters’s in engineering management from Kansas State University, and a Bachelor of Science in civil engineering from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. He is also a JPB Foundation Environmental Health Fellow in the T.H. Chan School of Public Health at Harvard University.

Dr. Reames was named one of Grist 50 Fixers and Midwest Energy News 40 under 40. He recently testified before Congress on “Generating Equity: Improving Clean Energy Access and Affordability.” He is also a licensed professional engineer and U.S. Army Officer veteran.