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Kathleen Araújo

Kathleen Araújo

Associate, Science, Technology, and Public Policy/Project on Managing the Atom

Contact:
Email: kathleen_araujo@hks.harvard.edu

 

Experience

Dr. Kathleen Araújo is a jointly appointed associate with the Science, Technology, and Public Policy Program and Project on Managing the Atom. Her research centers on national energy transitions, science and technology change as well as risk associated with energy-environmental systems. Currently, she is examining international developments in nuclear preparedness post-Fukushima as well as implications of global R&D strategies. She is also completing a book on transformative energy in prime mover countries for Oxford University Press. Dr. Araújo has consulted for inter-governmental organizations and partnered with the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. She earned her Ph.D. at MIT, where she collaborates with committees for the MIT Energy and Innovation Initiatives.

 

 

By Date

 

2014

March 2014

"The Emerging Field of Energy Transitions: Progress, Challenges, and Opportunities"

Journal Article, Energy Research & Social Science, volume 1

By Kathleen Araújo, Associate, Science, Technology, and Public Policy/Project on Managing the Atom

Energy transitions are an unmistakable part of today's public discourse. Whether shaped by fuel price flux, environmental and security concerns, technology change, or goals to improve energy access, attention turns to ways in which to improve energy pathways. Yet what is understood about energy system change is still emerging. This article explores the evolving field of energy transitions with an aim to connect and enlarge the scholarship.

 

2013

Lydur Skulason Photo

October 18, 2013

"OPEC Embargo +40: What Have We Learned?"

Op-Ed, Power & Policy Blog

By Kathleen Araújo, Associate, Science, Technology, and Public Policy/Project on Managing the Atom

"If countries have learned anything, it is that they can protect themselves and become more resilient if they adopt policies and programs that increase their energy self-sufficiency. It turns out that this can be done much more quickly than anyone thought, if they build on what they have."

 

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