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Jennifer Richter

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Assistant Professor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 5603
Instructor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 5603
Instructor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 5603
Associate Faculty
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 5603
Asst Professor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 5603
Asst Professor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 5603
Assistant Professor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 5603
Biography

Jennifer Richter is an assistant professor in the School for the Future of Innovation in Society and School of Social Transformation at Arizona State University. She is also a senior sustainability scientist with the Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability. 

Her research interests are at the intersections of science, environment, and society, and she teaches courses on environmental justice, science and society, and energy policy. She is especially interested in how federal policies are created and then taken up by local populations, specifically in the American West. Professor Richter focuses on energy justice, specifically in relation to the cultural, political, and environmental issues that come with larger energy transitions. Her research has focused on the environmental and social issues related to nuclear waste storage, and renewable energy production, and how policies are developed to address issues of production of resources, as well as contamination of land, water, and air.  By examining how science and technology policies collide with local expectations and understandings of environment and politics, Professor Richter explores the different effects of energy technologies and policies, and their effects on society at different scales, from the local to the global.

Education
  • Ph.D. American Studies, University of New Mexico 2013
  • M.A. American Studies, University of New Mexico 2005
  • B.A. English and American Studies, University of Maryland 2001
Research Interests

Science and Technology Studies, Environmental Justice, Alternative Energies, History of Science,Nuclear Energy and Waste Policy, Sustainability Issues

Research Activity
  • Fisher,Erik*, Richter,Jennifer. STIR Cities: Engaging Expert Performance of Sociotechnical Imaginaries for the Smart Grid. NSF-SES(8/15/2015 - 7/31/2018).
Summer 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
JUS 492Honors Directed Study
JUS 493Honors Thesis
JUS 498Pro-Seminar
JUS 499Individualized Instruction
JUS 592Research
JUS 593Applied Project
HSD 594Conference and Workshop
JUS 599Thesis
JUS 792Research
JUS 799Dissertation
Spring 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
JUS 444Environment and Justice
FIS 444Environment and Justice
JUS 492Honors Directed Study
JUS 493Honors Thesis
JUS 498Pro-Seminar
JUS 499Individualized Instruction
JUS 590Reading and Conference
JUS 592Research
JUS 593Applied Project
JUS 599Thesis
JUS 792Research
Summer 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
JUS 492Honors Directed Study
JUS 493Honors Thesis
JUS 498Pro-Seminar
JUS 499Individualized Instruction
JUS 592Research
JUS 593Applied Project
HSD 594Conference and Workshop
JUS 599Thesis
JUS 790Reading and Conference
JUS 792Research
JUS 799Dissertation
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
JUS 444Environment and Justice
JUS 492Honors Directed Study
JUS 493Honors Thesis
JUS 498Pro-Seminar
JUS 499Individualized Instruction
JUS 590Reading and Conference
JUS 592Research
JUS 599Thesis
JUS 792Research
Summer 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
JUS 492Honors Directed Study
JUS 493Honors Thesis
JUS 498Pro-Seminar
JUS 499Individualized Instruction
JUS 592Research
JUS 593Applied Project
GTD 598Special Topics
JUS 599Thesis
JUS 790Reading and Conference
JUS 792Research
JUS 799Dissertation
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
JUS 334Science, Tech, & Inequality
FIS 334Science, Tech, & Inequality
JUS 492Honors Directed Study
JUS 493Honors Thesis
JUS 498Pro-Seminar
JUS 499Individualized Instruction
JUS 590Reading and Conference
JUS 592Research
SOS 598Special Topics
JUS 599Thesis
JUS 792Research
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
JUS 444Environment and Justice
JUS 492Honors Directed Study
JUS 493Honors Thesis
JUS 498Pro-Seminar
JUS 499Individualized Instruction
JUS 590Reading and Conference
JUS 592Research
JUS 593Applied Project
BCH 598Special Topics
SOS 598Special Topics
JUS 599Thesis
JUS 790Reading and Conference
JUS 792Research
JUS 799Dissertation
Summer 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
JUS 492Honors Directed Study
JUS 493Honors Thesis
JUS 498Pro-Seminar
JUS 499Individualized Instruction
JUS 592Research
GTD 598Special Topics
JUS 599Thesis
JUS 790Reading and Conference
JUS 792Research
JUS 799Dissertation
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
JUS 444Environment and Justice
JUS 492Honors Directed Study
JUS 493Honors Thesis
JUS 498Pro-Seminar
JUS 499Individualized Instruction
SOS 598Special Topics
BCH 598Special Topics
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
JUS 444Environment and Justice
SOS 598Special Topics
Summer 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
HSD 594Conference and Workshop
GTD 598Special Topics
Spring 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
SCN 400Sustainabl for Sci Teacher
JUS 444Environment and Justice
JUS 492Honors Directed Study
SOS 598Special Topics
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