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Amy Janzwood

McGill University

Based in

North America

Amy Janzwood is an assistant professor in the Department of Political Science and the Bieler School of the Environment at McGill University. Her research explores the comparative politics of energy and the environment, including the contested politics of fossil fuel production and the policy pathways that move us towards more just and sustainable energy systems.

Country(ies) of Specialty

United States Canada

Focus areas of expertise

Climate policy and politics Climate Justice Fossil fuels Social movements

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Janzwood, Amy, Kate J. Neville, and Sarah J. Martin. 2023.Financing Energy Futures: The Contested Assetization of Pipelines in Canada,” Review of International Political Economy, 1-24

Renckens, Stefan, Kristen Pue, and Amy Janzwood. 2022. “Transnational Private Rule-Makers as Lobbyists,” Global Environmental Politics 22(3)

Janzwood, Amy and Heather Millar. 2022. “Bridge Fuel Feuds: The Competing Interpretive Politics of Natural Gas in Canada,” Energy Research & Social Science (88)

Amy Janzwood. “The Paris Agreement.” In Energized: Keywords for a New Politics of Energy and Environment, edited by Imre Szeman and Jennifer Wenzel, West Virginia University Press, Energy and Society Series (forthcoming).

Amy Janzwood. 2020. “Explaining Variation in Oil Sands Pipeline Projects.” Canadian Journal of Political Science 53: 540-559.

Kenneth W. Abbott, Steven Bernstein, and Amy Janzwood. 2020. “Orchestration.” In Architectures of Earth System Governance: Institutional Complexity and Structural Transformation, edited by Frank Biermann and Rakhyun Kim, Cambridge University Press.