Dr. Kathleen Araújo is the Director of the Energy Policy Institute, an objective research, advising and education center that is the policy arm for the Center for Advanced Energy Studies. She is also the Associate Professor of Energy Innovation Systems and Policy at Boise State University, and the Book Series Editor for Routledge’s Studies in Energy Transitions.
Dr. Araújo partners with communities, governments, and industry on energy strategies associated with cleaner energy, resilience, and technology change. This includes the regional development of energy jobs, and the safety and security of energy-environmental systems. Her book Low Carbon Energy Transitions: Turning Points in National Policy and Innovation (Oxford University Press) sheds light on the histories of societal and technology change that occurred in four, country-level energy shifts since the global oil crisis of 1973. Dr. Araújo earned her Ph.D. at MIT and completed post-doctoral research at the Harvard Kennedy School on science-technology policy, and nuclear safety.