Tony G. Reames

Ph.D. in Public Administration (2014)
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Tony G. Reames is an assistant professor in the School of Natural Resources and Environment at the University of Michigan where he conducts research in the emerging field of energy justice, which intersects technological advancement, public policy, and social equity. His research integrates energy analysis, geographic information systems (GIS) and policy analysis to understand disparities in residential energy generation, consumption, and affordability while focusing on the production and persistence of inequality by race, class, and place.

At KU, Tony was a fellow in the NSF C-CHANGE (Climate Change, Humans and Nature in the Global Environment) IGERT Program and the Institute for Policy & Social Research’s Doctoral Research Fellowship.

Tony’s dissertation, “Environmental Justice in an Era of Climate Change Concern: The Intersection of Energy Efficiency and Equity in Urban America,” was chaired by Professor Steven Maynard-Moody.

Tony has a Master of Engineering Management from Kansas State University and a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University.