Rob Bailis

Associate Professor

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Tel: 203 432-5412
Fax: 203-436-9135
Skype: rbailis

Faculty Support
Julie Cohen, 203 432-8467

Mailing Address
Yale School of Forestry &
Environmental Studies
195 Prospect Street
New Haven, CT 06511



PhD - Energy and Resources (UC Berkeley)
MS - Physics (Northwestern University)
BS - Physics (Penn State University)

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Rob is interested in sustainability, resource use, and environmental change in the developing world. He explores these issues principally, though not exclusively, in the context of energy. He became interested in the intersection of energy, society, and environment while working as a teacher in the US Peace Corps in a remote community in northwestern Kenya. He uses an interdisciplinary approach that places equal emphasis on qualitative and quantitative methods across a range of scales, from local to regional and global. Follow this link for more information about his past and current research.