The Sheller Center for Social Justice Presents Environmental Justice Under a New Administration:
A Conversation with Shalanda Baker, Deputy Director for Energy Justice at the Department of Energy
April 9, 2021
5:30 PM – 7:00 PM EDT
Online • Temple University Beasley School of Law
Join us for a conversation with Shalanda Baker, a professor of law and longtime energy justice advocate, who was recently appointed to serve as the Deputy Director for Energy Justice and the Secretary’s Advisor on Equity within the Department of Energy. More details to be announced.
Deputy Director for Energy Justice, U.S. Department of Energy
Shalanda H. Baker is the Deputy Director for Energy Justice in the Office of Economic Impact and Diversity at the U.S. Department of Energy. Prior to her appointment, she was a Professor of Law, Public Policy and Urban Affairs at Northeastern University. She has spent over a decade conducting research on the equity dimensions of the global transition away from fossil fuel energy to cleaner energy resources. She is the author of over a dozen articles, book chapters, and essays on renewable energy law, energy justice, energy policy, and renewable energy development. She is the Co-Founder and former Co-Director of the Initiative for Energy Justice (www.iejusa.org), an organization committed to providing technical law and policy support to communities on the frontlines of climate change. Her new book, Revolutionary Power: An Activist’s Guide to the Energy Transition, argues that energy policy should be the next domain to advance civil rights.
I. Herman Stern Professor
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