Jennie C. Stephens

Affiliated Faculty,  Civil and Environmental Engineering
Dean’s Professor of Sustainability Science and Policy and Director,  School for Public Policy and Urban Affairs

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  • 617.373.8341

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Research Focus

Renewable energy transformation, reducing fossil fuel reliance, energy resilience, energy democracy, climate engineering, gender & energy, integrating social justice with climate and energy innovations

Research Overview

Renewable energy transformation, reducing fossil fuel reliance, energy resilience, energy democracy, climate engineering, gender & energy, integrating social justice with climate and energy innovations

Selected Research Projects

  • Power in Puerto Rico: Sociotechnical Imaginaries, Infrastructure Publics, and Electricity
    • – Principal Investigator, National Science Foundation

College Research Initiatives

Selected Publications

  • Diversifying Power: Why We Need Antiracist, Feminist Leadership on Climate and Energy (Island Press, 2020)
  • J.C. Stephens, Diversifying Power: Why We Need Anti-Racist, Feminist Leadership on Climate & Energy, Island Press. Washington, DC, 2020
  • J.C. Stephens, K. Surprise, The Hidden Injustices of Advancing Solar Geoengineering Research, Global Sustainability, 3, 2020, 1-6
  • K.E.J. Jenkins, J.C. Stephens, T.G. Reames, D. Hernandez Towards Impactful Energy Justice Research: Transforming the Power of Academic Engagement, Energy Research and Social Science, 67, 2020
  • J.C. Stephens, Energy Democracy: Redistributing Power to the People Through Renewable Transformation, Environment: Science and Policy for Sustainable Development, 61(2), 2019, 4-13
  • E. Allen, H. Lyons, J.C. Stephens, Women’s Leadership in Renewable Energy Transitions, Energy Justice and Energy Democracy: Redistributing Power, Energy Research and Social Science, 2019
  • M. Burke, J.C. Stephens, Political Power and Renewable Energy Futures: A Critical Review, Energy Research & Social Science, 35, 2018, 78-93
Rachel Joseph

Undergraduate

Feb 07, 2022

Chemical Engineering Student Nominated for Truman Scholarship

Northeastern University has nominated Rachel Joseph, E’23, chemical engineering, as one out of four outstanding students for the Truman Scholarship.

Faculty

Apr 20, 2021

FY22 TIER 1 Award Recipients

Congratulations to the 17 COE faculty and affiliates who were recipients of FY22 TIER 1 Interdisciplinary Research Seed Grants for 11 different projects.

Faculty

Mar 21, 2019

The Potential to Power the Nation

CEE Chair Jerome Hajjar, Associate Professors Andrew Myers, Luca Caracoglia, and CCSH Professor Jennie Stephens are researching ways to build safe and effective offshore wind farms that have the capacity to power the entire country.

Faculty

Sep 06, 2018

Creating an Optimal Sharing Economy

Professors Ozlem Ergun (MIE), Haris Koutsopoulos (CEE), and Jennie Stephens (CSSH/Affiliated CEE) were awarded a $99K NSF grant for a “Planning Grant: Engineering Research Center for Sharing economy – Humans, Automation, Resilience and Engineering: SHARE”.

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