Abigail Martin

PhD Designated Emphasis in STS

PhD Candidate, Environmental Science, Policy and Management
University of California, Berkeley
University of California, Berkeley

CSTMS Research Unit: Berkeley Program in Science and Technology Studies, Berkeley Program in Science and Technology Studies
Affiliation period: January 2012 -


Advisor(s)David Winickoff
Degrees BA Sociology, Environmental Science (minor) :: Barnard College & Columbia University
Research Areas

I study politics in the biofuel industries of Brazil and the US, looking specifically at: (1) the political economy of ethanol development; (2) the conflicts that have emerged surrounding cellulosic ethanol technologies; (3) how new forms of expertise are emerging across a 'multi-level' policy field to address some of these conflicts

last updated: February 4th, 2015