Associate Professor of Energy and Environmental Policy, The Fletcher School, Tufts University, Massachusetts
EADS Distinguished Visitor - Class of Spring 2012
Kelly Sims Gallagher is Associate Professor of Energy and Environmental Policy at The Fletcher School, Tufts University. She directs the Energy, Climate, and Innovation (ECI) research program in the Center for International Environment and Resource Policy. She is also Senior Associate and a member of the Board of Directors of the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard University, where she previously directed the Energy Technology Innovation Policy (ETIP) research group.
Gallagher focuses on energy and climate policy in both the United States and China and is particularly interested in the role of policy in spurring the development and deployment of cleaner and more efficient energy technologies, domestically and internationally. A Truman Scholar, she has a MALD and PhD in international affairs from The Fletcher School, and an AB from Occidental College. She speaks Spanish and basic Mandarin Chinese, and is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. She is the author of China Shifts Gears: Automakers, Oil, Pollution, and Development (MIT, 2006), numerous academic articles and policy reports, as well as editor of Acting in Time on Energy Policy (Brookings Institution Press, 2009).