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Leah Stokes

Assistant Professor, University of California, Santa Barbara

Leah Stokes is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science and affiliated with the Bren School of Environmental Science & Management and the Environmental Studies Department at the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB).

She works on energy, climate and environmental politics. Her book, Short Circuiting Policy, examines the role that utilities have played in promoting climate denial. She also contributed to the anthology, All We Can Save.

Leah completed her PhD in Public Policy at MIT. She also received a masters from MIT's Political Science Department and an MPA in Environmental Science & Policy at Columbia University.