Belfer Center Home > Experts > Kathleen Araújo

« Back to list of experts

Kathleen Ara˙jo

Mailing address

124 Mt. Auburn Street Suite 190, Room 108
79 John F. Kennedy Street
Mailbox 117
Cambridge, MA, 02138

Kathleen Araújo

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Science, Technology, and Public Policy/Project on Managing the Atom

Contact:
Telephone: 617-495-1314
Email: kathleen_araujo@hks.harvard.edu

 

Experience

Dr. Kathleen Ara˙jo is a jointly appointed research fellow with the Science, Technology, and Public Policy Program andáProjectáon Managing the Atom. Her research centers on issues relating to national energy-environmental planning; science and technology change; and institutional aspects of nuclear safety and security. Currently, she is examining international developments in nuclear safety post-Fukushima as well as implications of global R&D strategies. In addition to her Harvard research, she is completing a book on national energy transitions for Oxford University Press. Dr. Ara˙jo 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

In Press

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

Journal Article, Energy Research & Social Science

By Kathleen Araújo, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, 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, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Science, Technology, and Public Policy/Project on Managing the Atom

"If countries haveálearned 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."

 

SUBSCRIBE

Receive email updates on the most pressing topics in science and int'l affairs.

Events Calendar

We host a busy schedule of events throughout the fall, winter and spring. Past guests include: UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, former Vice President Al Gore, and former Russian PresidentáMikhail Gorbachev.