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Director of the School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs; Dean's Professor of Sustainability Science & Policy; Director of Strategic Research Collaborations, Global Resilience Institute

Jennie C. Stephens’ research, teaching, and community engagement focus on social-political aspects of renewable energy transformation, energy democracy, climate resilience, reducing fossil-fuel reliance, gender diversity in energy and climate, and social, economic and racial justice in climate and energy policy. Before coming to Northeastern, she taught at University of Vermont, Clark University, Tufts and MIT.

 

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  • Arab-American Frontiers Fellowship, National Academy of Sciences, 2017
  • Leopold Leadership Fellowship, Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment. 2015-2016
  • Henry J. Leir Luxembourg Program-Clark University (LLP-CU) Conference Award. April 2014
  • Faculty Community Engagement Award, Colleges of Worcester Consortium. March, 2013
  • Excellence in Teaching Award, Department of IDCE, Clark University. May 2011
  • Exceptional Merit Faculty Award, Clark University, 2008
  • USEPA Science to Achieve Results (STAR) Fellowship for Graduate Study, 1999-2002
  • Achievement Rewards for College Scientists (ARCS) Fellowship, 2000-2002
  • National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Fellowship, 1998-1999
  • Harvard College Research Fellowship and Dean’s Research Award, 1996
  • Pforzheimer Student Fellowship, Radcliffe College, 1994-1995

 

 

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  • SCORAI (Sustainable Consumption Research Action Initiative)
  • New England Women in Energy & Environment
  • Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS)
  • Clean Energy Education & Empowerment (C3E)
  • Society for Risk Analysis
  • Society for Social Studies of Science (4S)
  • American Geophysical Union (AGU)
  • American Educational Research Assoc. (AERA)
  • American Association of Geographers (AAG)
  • American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
  • Association for Environmental Studies & Science (AESS)
  • Association for Public Policy Analysis & Management (APPAM)
  • International Sustainable Development Research Society (ISDRS)
   
  • Education

    PhD, California Institute of Technology, Environmental Science and Engineering
    MS, California Institute of Technology, Environmental Science and Engineering
    BA, Harvard University, Environmental Science and Public Policy

  • Contact

  • Address

    360C Renaissance Park,
    360 Huntington Avenue,
    Boston, MA 02115

  • Office Hours

    By appointment

Courses

Course catalog

Jennie’s Colleagues

Max Abrahms

Associate Professor of Political Science

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Amílcar Antonio Barreto

Professor & Chair, Cultures, Societies, and Global Studies; Professor & Interim Director, International Affairs; Professor, Political Science; Affiliated faculty member of Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies; Affiliated faculty member in the School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs

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Barry Bluestone

Russell B. and Andree B. Stearns Trustee Professor Emeritus of Political Economy; Founding Director of the Dukakis Center; Founding Dean of the School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs

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Christopher Bosso

Professor of Public Policy

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Alan Clayton-Matthews

Associate Professor Emeritus of Economics and Public Policy

William Dickens

University Distinguished Professor of Economics and Public Policy

Joan Fitzgerald

Joan Fitzgerald

Professor of Public Policy and Urban Affairs

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Stephen E. Flynn

Professor of Political Science; Founding Director, Global Resilience Institute

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James Alan Fox

Lipman Family Professor of Criminology, Law, and Public Policy

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Brian Helmuth

Professor of Environmental Science and Public Policy

Timothy Hoff

Professor of Management, Healthcare Systems and Public Policy

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William Kay

Associate Professor of Political Science

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David Lazer

University Distinguished Professor of Political Science and Computer Sciences, Co-Director of NULab for Texts, Maps, and Networks

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Dietmar Offenhuber

Associate Professor of Public Policy and Urban Affairs and Art + Design

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Kwamina Panford

Associate Professor of Cultures, Societies and Global Studies

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