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Hanna Breetz

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Asst Professor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 5502
Assistant Professor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 5502
Assistant Professor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 5502
Senior Sustainability Scientist
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 5502
Assistant Professor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 5502
Biography: 

Hanna Breetz is a political scientist who studies the political economy of alternative energy, focusing on biofuels and synthetic fuels. Her research investigates the drivers of alternative energy policy - including the role of interest groups, decision-making institutions, and information about science and technology - as well as the impact of energy policy on innovation and technological change. She is also interested in how energy and sustainability policies can incorporate systems thinking, including biomimicry and life cycle thinking. 

Education: 
  • Ph.D. Political Science. Massachusetts Institute of Technology 2013
  • B.A. Government. Dartmouth College 2002
Summer 2021
Course NumberCourse Title
SOS 596Capstone: Scientific Paper
Spring 2021
Course NumberCourse Title
SOS 324Sustainable Energy Tech & Sys
SOS 575Sust Energy Res Sem
SOS 596Capstone: Scientific Paper
SOS 792Research
SOS 799Dissertation
Fall 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
SOS 573Sustainable Energy Policy
SOS 575Sust Energy Res Sem
SOS 792Research
SOS 799Dissertation
Spring 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
SOS 324Sustainable Energy Tech & Sys
SOS 493Honors Thesis
SOS 575Sust Energy Res Sem
SOS 792Research
SOS 799Dissertation
Fall 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
SOS 573Sust Energy III: Futures
SOS 575Sust Energy Res Sem
SOS 792Research
SOS 799Dissertation
Spring 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
SOS 493Honors Thesis
SOS 575Sust Energy Res Sem
SOS 792Research
Fall 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
SOS 492Honors Directed Study
SOS 571Sust Energy I: Tech & Syst
SOS 573Sust Energy III: Futures
SOS 575Sust Energy Res Sem
SOS 790Reading and Conference
SOS 792Research
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
SOS 493Honors Thesis
SOS 575Sust Energy Res Sem
SOS 594Conference and Workshop
EGR 598Special Topics
HSD 598Special Topics
SOS 790Reading and Conference
SOS 792Research
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
SOS 492Honors Directed Study
SOS 571Sust Energy I: Tech & Syst
SOS 575Sust Energy Res Sem
SOS 790Reading and Conference
SOS 792Research
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
SOS 324Sust Enrgy Materials & Tchnlgy
SOS 792Research
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
SOS 324Sust Enrgy Materials & Tchnlgy
SOS 534Sustainable Energy & Matl Use
SOS 792Research
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