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Amy Janzwood is a PhD Candidate in Political Science and Environmental Studies at the University of Toronto. My research investigates how civil society actors interact with state and non-state actors in key areas of our political economy like energy, climate change and trade. In my doctoral research — supervised by Dr. Steven Bernstein and Dr. Kate Neville — I explain why, in the last several years, mega oil sands pipelines have not been built. This research is supported by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Joseph-Armand Bombardier CGS Doctoral Scholarship and the Ontario Graduate Scholarship. My research interests more generally include energy politics, contentious politics, international political economy, comparative politics, and international trade and investment. My work has been published in The Journal of World Trade, Global Justice and the University of Toronto Journal of Political Science.

In January 2021, I am taking up a SSHRC postdoctoral fellowship at the University of British Columbia, under the supervision of Dr. Kathryn Harrison, to work on the comparative politics of anti-fossil fuel infrastructure campaigns.

For recent publications and updates visit her website.

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