Energy and Environment

To learn more about Masters programs that offer a concentration in Energy and Environment, and to access a Plan of Study, explore the Master of International Development and the Master of Public Administration.

Areas of Focus

  • Impact evaluation of energy and environmental policies
  • Politics of environmental sustainability and environmental protection
  • Natural resource governance and management
  • Climate change and climate emergencies
  • Global and local energy markets, policies, and practices
  • Environmental impacts on global health and food security
  • Ethical and sustainable approaches to meeting global energy needs

Major Courses and Plans of Study

With the energy and environment concentration, you will choose from a range of core courses tailored to you interests as well as taking a set of required degree courses. Compare the requirements for the MPA and MID degrees with this concentration.

Centers & Initiatives
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Faculty Experts

Work with faculty whose academic backgrounds, fieldwork, and research are at the nexus of environmental policy and practice.


Jeremy Weber
Associate Professor

Weber’s research delves into the governance of oil and gas extraction, economic sustainability, and agricultural policy.


Shanti Gamper-Rabindran
Associate Professor

Trained in economics, environmental management, and law, Gamper-Rabindran examines the role of markets, corporate social responsibility, information disclosure, regulation, and other policy tools in the transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy in the United States, Europe, and emerging economies.


Ilia Murtazashvili
Associate Professor

A specialist in political economy, Murtazashvili studies economic and political institutions that are closely associated with wealth creation and the sustainable use of natural resources.