Jessica Jewell is an Assistant Professor in Energy Transitions at the Department of Space, Earth and Environment. Her research focuses on identifying mechanisms of energy transitions particularly with respect to fossil fuel phase-out and low-carbon electricity growth. She integrates different disciplinary approaches in order to identify politically-feasible solutions to our climate and energy challenges.
Dr. Jewell is a member of the editorial board of Energy Research and Social Science, Environmental Research Communications and the Routledge series on Energy Transitions. She was a contributing author in the IPCC WGIII fifth assessment report, a lead author in the Global Energy Assessment, a lead author of a report by the UN Secretary General's Task Force on the SE4All renewables and efficiency targets, and led the development of the IEA's model of short-term energy security.