Jens Marquardt


Full name

Jens Marquardt

Institution / Affiliation

Harvard Program on Science, Technology and Society


Visiting Research Fellow


Short biography

Jens Marquardt’s research deals with issues of energy and development. He is particularly interested in the political dimension of sustainable energy transitions and investigates the role of power in multi-level governance systems. He received his PhD in Political Science at the Environmental Policy Research Centre (FFU) in 2015. His dissertation investigates how power and multi-level governance structures affect renewable energy development in Southeast Asia. Jens Marquardt teaches about sustainability transitions around the world at the Freie Universität Berlin and the University of Halle Wittenberg. He was previously employed at the Centre for Sustainability Management in Lüneburg and worked for the German development cooperation agency.

Expertise (keywords)

renewable energy, governance, power, climate governance, STS

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