Jane Flegal

Scholar in Residence

Jane Flegal is a Scholar in Residence with the Forum for Climate Engineering Assessment, and a​ doctoral candidate in the Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management at the University of California at Berkeley, where she is also affiliated with the Center for Science, Technology, Medicine, and Society and the Energy & Environment Policy Lab. Jane has nearly seven years of experience in climate engineering science policy. In her capacity as a Scholar in Residence with the Forum, she offers expertise regarding the governance of climate engineering research, in particular. Jane has written on matters of public participation and public engagement, equity concerns as they relate to research, and on responsible research and innovation more broadly.  Jane previously worked as a Senior Policy Analyst at the Energy Project of the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) in Washington, DC. While at the BPC, she led work on climate engineering research and policy, and on federal energy innovation policy. Prior to her time at the BPC, Jane worked at the US Attorney’s Office in the Northern District of Illinois.