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 working with environmental sociologist David Pellow, and a Chateaubriand Fellow at Mines ParisTech in the Center for Advanced Mathematics. She holds a B.S. in Engineering Physics from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and a M.S. and Ph.D. from University of California, Berkeley, in Energy and Resources, with an emphasis in the Program in Critical Theory. Dr. Jacome’s research covers energy systems with a focus on electric power grids evaluation and history, the political economy of energy development, theories of Global South, and Science and Technology Studies.