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Jeff Colgan ─ Behind the Scenes: Writing a Scholarly Book on Oil and Climate Politics

Wednesday, October 13, 2021

5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m.

McKinney Conference Room, 111 Thayer Street

Jeff D. Colgan is the Richard Holbrooke Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science and Watson Institute for Public and International Affairs, and Director of the Climate Solutions Lab at Brown University. His research focuses on international order, especially as related to energy and the environment.

His new book, Partial Hegemony: Oil Politics and International Order, was published in October 2021 by Oxford University Press.. He has published work in International Organization, Foreign Affairs, World Politics, International Security and elsewhere. He also occasionally blogs at the Monkey Cage and Foreign Affairs. On Twitter, he is @JeffDColgan

Professor Colgan previously taught at the School of International Service of American University 2010-2014, and was a Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington DC in 2012-13. He completed his Ph.D. at Princeton University, and was a Canada-US Fulbright Scholar at UC Berkeley, where he earned a Master’s in Public Policy. Dr. Colgan has worked with the World Bank, McKinsey & Company, and The Brattle Group.

Development and Governance Seminar