University of Edinburgh
Kirsten Jenkins is a Lecturer in Energy, Environment and Society within the Science, Technology and Innovation Studies (STIS) group of the University of Edinburgh. Her research interests center on energy justice; energy policy; science, technology and innovation studies; transitions theory and sustainable energy provision and use.
Prior to joining STIS, Kirsten held positions as Lecturer in Human Geography at the University of Brighton and Research Fellow in the Centre on Innovation and Energy Demand (CIED) at the University of Sussex.
As additional responsibilities, Kirsten coordinates the Energy and Social Science Network, serves as Managing Editor for the journal Energy Research & Social Science and as Associate Fellow of the Durham Energy Institute.
- Public support for decarbonisation policies: Between self-interest and social need for alleviating energy and transport poverty in the United Kingdom
- Policy prescriptions to address energy and transport poverty in the United Kingdom
- A spatial whole systems justice approach to sustainability transitions
- Identifying double energy vulnerability: A systematic and narrative review of groups at-risk of energy and transport poverty in the global north
- The methodologies, geographies, and technologies of energy justice: A systematic and comparative review
- New dimensions of vulnerability to energy and transport poverty
- Vulnerability to fuel and transport poverty
- Imagining sustainable energy and mobility transitions: Valence, temporality, and radicalism in 38 visions of a low-carbon future
- Further reflections on vulnerability and resistance in the United Kingdom’s smart meter transition
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