Robert Bailis

Position: 
Alumni
Research Interests: 

Social and environmental implications of energy resource exploitation in developing countries; Vulnerability and adaptation to environmental change

Background: 

Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies
Post-doc and Lecturer (2006); 

Assistant Professor (starting in Jan '07)

Ph.D, (2006) 

Energy and Resources Group, UC Berkeley
M.S. (1996) 

Northwestern University (Physics)
A.B. (1994) 

Penn State University (Physics)


Alumni

Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies
Post-doc and Lecturer (2006); Assistant Professor (starting in Jan '07)

Ph.D, (2006) Energy and Resources Group, UC Berkeley
M.S. (1996) Northwestern University (Physics)
A.B. (1994) Penn State University (Physics)

Social and environmental implications of energy resource exploitation in developing countries; Vulnerability and adaptation to environmental change

  • Charcoal Production in Narok District of Kenya
  • Social and environmental implications of the charcoal industry in Kenya
  • Seeking sustainability pathways in Kenya's woodfuel sector
  • Vulnerability to environmental change in forest-dependent communities in Central Mexico

PhD Dissertation: Fuel from the Savanna: the Social and Environmental Implications of the Charcoal Trade in Sub-Saharan Africa (7.5 MB)