The Center on Global Energy Policy is supported by an Academic Steering Committee composed of leading faculty in relevant fields at Columbia University. The committee provides intellectual guidance and support for our research and programs around the world. 

Dr. Scott Barrett: Lenfest-Earth Institute Professor of Natural Resource Economics, School of International and Public Affairs

Travis Bradford: Associate Professor of Practice in International and Public Affairs & Director, Energy and Environment Concentration, School of International and Public Affairs

Dr. Thomas Christensen, Professor of Public and International Affairs and Director of the China and the World Program at Columbia University

Steve Cohen: Executive Director of Columbia University’s Earth Institute; Professor in the Practice of Public Affairs, School of International and Public Affairs

Dr. Alex Cooley: Director, Harriman Institute; Claire Tow Professor of Political Science, Barnard 

Dr. Tim Frye: Marshall D. Shulman Professor of Post-Soviet Foreign Policy, Columbia University 

Michael B. Gerrard: Andrew Sabin Professor of Professional Practice & Director, Center for Climate Change Law, Columbia Law School

Dr. Alex Halliday: Director of Columbia’s Earth Institute

Dr. Geoffrey M. Heal: Donald C. Waite III Professor of Social Enterprise, Columbia Business School

Dr. Peter Keleman: Arthur D. Storke Professor & Chair of the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Columbia University

Safwan Masri: Executive Vice President for Global Centers and Global Development; Director, Columbia Global Centers | Amman; Faculty, Columbia Business School

Dr. Vijay Modi: Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, The Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science

Dr. Alissa Park: Lenfest Chair in Applied Climate Science & Director, Lenfest Center for Sustinable Energy, Department of Earth and Environmental Engineering, Department of Chemical Engineering

Dr. Ken Prewitt: Carnegie Professor of Public Affairs, School of International and Public Affairs; Special Advisor to the President of Columbia University 

Dr. Wolfram Schlenker: Associate Professor of International and Public Affairs, School of International and Public Affairs

Dr. Steve Sestanovich: Kathryn and Shelby Cullom Davis Professor for the Practice of International Diplomacy, School of International and Public Affairs

Dr. Jan Svejnar: Director, Center on Global Economic Governance, James T. Shotwell Professor of Global Political Economy, School of International and Public Affairs