Brent Steel

Professor and Director, Pubic Policy Graduate Program

Oregon State University, Corvallis OR United States

bsteel@oregonstate.edu

  • Siting wind energy along the west coast of the United States, a project that led to seven masters theses and two doctoral dissertations

  • Currently replicating the same methods used in the study mentioned above to examine solar energy with an added social movement analysis
  • Comparative case studies about solar energy stretching from California to British Columbia

  • A collaborative research project with NUI Galway looking at sustainable lifestyles in Ireland and Oregon with a rural component
  • Other comparative work between Oregon and Ireland is also possible because of the similar population and landscape

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