Visiting Fellow at the School for the Future of Innovation in Society at Arizona State University, fall 2017
UC Berkeley, PhD Environmental Science, Policy, and Management (in progress)
Mount Holyoke College, B.A. Environmental Studies and Politics, 2009
Research Interests / Specializations:
Designated Emphasis in Science and Technology Studies (STS); science policy; climate and energy politics and policy.
The role of science and expertise in environmental policy, in particular climate engineering
US environmentalism & technological politics in the context of climate change
Science and technology policy, in particular the governance of emerging technologies and public engagement
Flegal, J. and A. Gupta. “Evoking equity as a rationale for solar geoengineering research? Scrutinizing emerging expert visions of equity.” International Environmental Agreements: Politics, Law, and Economics (Forthcoming).
Burns, Elizabeth T., J. A. Flegal, D. W. Keith, A. Mahajan, D. Tingley, and G. Wagner. "What do people think when they think about solar geoengineering? A review of empirical social science literature, and prospects for future research." Earth's Future (http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2016EF000461/full)
Burns, William C. G. and J. A. Flegal. "Climate Geoengineering and the Role of Public Deliberation: A Comment on the US National Academy of Sciences' Recommendation on Public Participation." Climate Law 5(2-4) pp. 252-294. Available at SSRN (http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2710088)