A Conversation with Leah Stokes
February 11, 2021 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Details for how to join the webinar will be emailed to you before the event.
Leah Stokes discusses her recent academic research, including ongoing projects. She will share findings from her book, Short-Circuiting Policy, which examines the role that utilities have played in promoting climate denial and rolling back clean energy laws. She will also discuss current working papers that look at protests against wind energy and the political effects of power shutoffs to prevent wildfires.
Leah Stokes is an assistant professor of political science at theUniversity of California Santa Barbara and 2019-2020 visiting scholar at the Kleinman Center.
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.