Sarah M. Jordaan

Sarah M. Jordaan is an assistant professor of Energy, Resources, and the Environment at Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies. She has worked on the environmental and economic implications of energy systems for more than a decade, with contributions aimed at improving science, technology, and policy. Her collaborations have been published in Science, Nature Energy, Environmental Science & Technology, and Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews. Prior to Johns Hopkins University, from 2013 to 2016, she was an assistant professor of energy policy and politics at the University of Calgary. In her preceding academic appointment, at Harvard University, she held a joint postdoctoral fellowship between the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences and the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at the Kennedy School of Government. At the Kennedy School, she worked with the Energy Technology Innovation Policy research group. She has also held positions at the Electric Power Research Institute, Shell Canada, and the Laboratory on International Law and Regulation at the University of California, San Diego. She received her doctorate in environmental design from the University of Calgary in 2010 and a bachelor’s degree in physics and computer science from Memorial University in 2003.