Baker Center Names Greening, of Chattanooga, an Energy Fellow

GreeningLorna Greening, an independent economic consultant and researcher based in Chattanooga, Tennessee, has been named a fellow in energy and environmental policy at UT’s Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy.

Greening has more than thirty years of experience in the energy industry, including consulting, research, academia, the public utility industry, and the petroleum industry as an exploration geologist. Her research interests include energy and natural resource economics, greenhouse gas mitigation, and regulation policies.

“Dr. Greening will prove to be an important asset to the Baker Center as we strive to increase our policy research footprint in the areas of energy and environmental policy,” Director Matt Murray said.

As part of her appointment, which is not a paid position, Greening will help foster interdisciplinary funded research with Baker Center fellows and UT faculty. She also will assist with grant writing.

Greening is a co-editor of Energy Policy, an international peer-reviewed journal, and associate editor and a member of the board of Energy Economics, one of the fifty top-ranked economics journals. She has published in a variety of energy publications.

Greening received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan and a doctorate in economics from the Colorado School of Mines.

The Baker Center’s other fellows include David Bjornstad, retired research professor of economics and staff member at Oak Ridge National Laboratory; Jim Campbell, former editor of The Oak Ridger and president of the East Tennessee Economic Council; Mary English, retired from UT’s Institute for a Secure and Sustainable Environment; David Greene, research professor of economics and retired corporate fellow at ORNL; Howard Hall, Governor’s Chair, professor and director of UT’s Institute for Nuclear Security; J. Scott Holladay, assistant professor of economics; Jacob LaRiviere, assistant professor of economics; Michael Price, formerly of UT and now an associate professor of economics at the University of Georgia; Brandon Prins, associate professor of political science; John Scheb, professor and head of the political science department; Robert Shelton, retired research professor of economics and ORNL researcher; Charles Sims, assistant professor of economics; Bruce Tonn, professor of political science and ORNL researcher; and Christian Vossler, associate professor of economics.

For more information, visit the Baker Center website.

C O N T A C T :

Nissa Dahlin-Brown (865-974-8681, nissa@utk.edu)

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