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 study the politics of sustainable, equitable, and stable economic development.

I (co)wrote two books (Renewables: The Politics of a Global Energy Transition and Escaping the Energy Poverty Trap) and articles in political science (AJPS, ISQ), economics (EARE, Energy Economics), public policy (JPP), and interdisciplinary outlets (Nature Energy, PNAS, Science Advances). My work has been featured in outlets such as The Economist, NPR, and the New York Times.

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