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Michaël Aklin

Associate Professor of Political Science

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.

My first book (Renewables: The Politics of a Global Energy Transition) is available here and the second one (Escaping the Energy Poverty Trap) here. My papers have appeared in outlets such as the American Journal of Political Science, Nature Energy, Nature Sustainability and Science Advances.

I have also written articles for several news media (Washington Post’s Monkey Cage, The Print, or Le Temps).

I can be reached at aklin@pitt.edu. My CV is here.