Michaƫl Aklin

Associate Professor, University of Pittsburgh


I am associate professor of political science (primary appointment) and of public policy (by courtesy) at the University of Pittsburgh. I am also director of energy access research at ISEP.

My work focuses on international and comparative political economy.

I wrote two books (Renewables: The Politics of a Global Energy Transition and Escaping the Energy Poverty Trap) and articles in political science (AJPS, GEP, ISQ), economics (EARE, Ecological Economics, Energy Economics), public policy (JPP), and interdisciplinary outlets (Nature Energy, Nature Sustainability, PNAS, Science Advances, etc.).

My email is aklin@pitt.edu. My CV is here.