Ozzie Zehner

Ozzie Zehner is a visiting scholar at the University of California, Berkeley STSC and author of Green Illusions (GreenIllusions.org).  He researches the social, cultural, political and economic conditions influencing energy policy priorities and project outcomes.  His work also incorporates symbolic roles that energy technologies play within political and environmental movements.  His other research interests include consumerism, urban policy, environmental governance, international human rights, and forgeries.

He has spoken about energy and environmental issues on CNN, MSNBC, PBS, Science News Radio, New York Public Radio, Wisconsin Public Radio, and numerous college campuses.  He has written for a variety of academic texts and magazines including Christian Science Monitor, The American Scholar, The Humanist, The Futurist, and Women’s Studies Quarterly. He also serves on the editorial board of Critical Environmentalism.

Ozzie Zehner graduated from Kettering University (BS – Engineering) and The University of Amsterdam (MS/Drs – Science and Technology Studies).  His research was awarded with honors at both institutions.  He lives in Washington, DC and San Francisco.