University of California, Santa Barbara
Leah Stokes is an assistant professor in the Department of Political Science and affiliated with the Bren School of Environmental Science & Management and the Environmental Studies Department at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Her research is focused on energy, climate and environmental politics. Stokes completed her Ph.D. in public policy in the Department of Urban Studies and Planning’s Environmental Policy & Planning group at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She received her M.A. from MIT’s Political Science Department and completed her M.PA. in Environmental Science & Policy at the School of International & Public Affairs and the Earth Institute at Columbia University. She also received a B.S. in psychology and East Asian studies from the University of Toronto. Prior to academia, she worked at the Parliament of Canada and Resources for the Future.