The Puzzle of Carbon Taxation in a Fossil Fuel-Dependent Economy
WHEN Wednesday | 19 Feb, 12:00 PM
WHERE 238 HRCB
Kathryn Harrison has served as senior associate dean and acting dean of the Faculty of Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC). Before entering academia, Harrison worked as a chemical engineer in the oil industry and as a policy analyst for both Environment Canada and the U.S. Congress.
She is the author or editor of several volumes, including Global Commons, Domestic Decisions: The Comparative Politics of Climate Change, and has published widely on Canadian and U.S. climate and environmental policy. Harrison’s current book project is on the comparative politics of carbon taxes in Canada, Australia, France, and Ireland. She has advised local, provincial, and national governments, as well as international organizations. And she is a frequent media commentator on climate policy via op-eds, interviews, and twitter (@khar1958).
Harrison received a BS in chemical engineering from Western University, an MA in political science from MIT, and a PhD in political science from UBC.