The Global Diffusion of Cleaner Energy Technologies
Professor Kelly Sims Gallagher
Wednesday, October 3, 12:15 PM
Bass Lecture Hall (SRH 3) basement. Light lunch served at 12pm
About the speaker:
Prof. Gallagher is Associate Professor of Energy and Environmental Policy at The Fletcher School, Tufts University. She directs the Energy, Climate, and Innovation (ECI) research program in the Center for International Environment and Resource Policy. She is also Senior Associate and a member of the Board of Directors of the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard University, where she previously directed the Energy Technology Innovation Policy (ETIP) research group. Broadly, she focuses on energy and climate policy in both the United States and China. She is particularly interested in the role of policy in spurring the development and deployment of cleaner and more efficient energy technologies, domestically and internationally. She speaks Spanish and basic Mandarin Chinese, and is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.
In addition to her own ground-breaking research, Prof. Gallagher’s current research collaborators include Dr. Xuan Xiaowei of the Development Research Center of the State Council of China, Prof. Arnulf Grubler of Yale University and IIASA, Prof. Gregory Nemet of the University of Wisconsin, Dr. Charlie Wilson of the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research in the UK. Prof. Gallagher’s recent and upcoming books include No Great Wall: The Global Diffusion of Clean Energy Technologies, Acting in Time on Energy Policy, and China Shifts Gears: Automakers, Oil, Pollution, and Development.