Jim Krane

Jim Krane is the Wallace S. Wilson Fellow for Energy Studies at Rice University’s James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy, in Houston. He teaches courses on energy geopolitics, with a focus on energy consumption and politics in the exporting states of the Middle East. He spent more than six years living, working, and conducting research in the region. He is the author of City of Gold: Dubai and the Dream of Capitalism (St. Martin’s Press, 2009).