About Stina Janssen
My research interests include political ecology of energy, political economy of solar, Indigenous sovereignty, settler-colonialism, and racial and economic justice social movements.
As a Renewable Energy Network 2016 Summer Fellow and a Climate and Society Fellow with the Climate Assesment for the Southwest, I work with Black Mesa Water Coaition (BMWC) to research solar Navajo Nation solar development possibiltiies.
At the University of Arizona I have worked as a Research Assistant on the Public Political Ecology Lab's (PPEL) Climate Alliance Mapping Project to create an interactive map displaying critical zones where fossil fuel reserves, Indigenous lands, and biodiversity hotspots overlap. I have been a teaching assistant for Geography 150C, Environment and Society, instructed by Dr. Tracey Osborne. Dr. Osborne and Dr. Dan Ferguson co-chair my thesis committee.
Prior to graduate school, I worked as an affordable housing and anti-gentrification organizer with the Tenants Union of Washington State in Seattle and as a sexual violence prevention educator with the DC Rape Crisis Center in Washington DC.