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Benjamin K. Sovacool Vermont Law School

Dr. Benjamin K. Sovacool is Visiting Associate Professor at Vermont Law School, where he manages the Energy Security and Justice program at their Institute for Energy and the Environment. Professor Sovacool works as a researcher and consultant on issues pertaining to renewable electricity generators and distributed generation, the politics of large-scale energy infrastructure, designing public policy to improve energy security and access to electricity, and building adaptive capacity to the consequences of climate change. Dr. Sovacool has published more than 200 academic articles and chapters, and presented research at more than 80 international conferences and symposia. Moreover, he is the editor, co-editor, author, or co-author of thirteen books, including The Routledge Handbook of Energy Security (Routledge, 2010), Climate Change and Global Energy Security (MIT Press, 2011), Energy Access, Poverty, and Development (Ashgate, 2012), The Governance of Energy Megaprojects: Politics, Hubris, and Energy Security (Edward Elgar, 2013), and Energy Security, Inequality, and Justice (Routledge, 2014).