Krisjanis Rudus

Visiting Student Researcher

PhD fellow, Norwegian University of Science and Technology
University of California, Berkeley
CSTMS Research Unit: Berkeley Program in Science and Technology Studies, CSTMS
Affiliation period: August 2022 -
Degrees M.Sc. in Human Ecology :: Lund University (2020)

Research Areas

Energy justice, co-production, sociotechnical imaginaries and visions, sustainability transitions.

Krisjanis Rudus is a PhD fellow at NTNU (Norwegian University of Science and Technology). His research explores the incumbent actor visions on future energy system development in Norway with a particular focus on energy communities. Krisjanis project is funded by Norwegian Centre for Energy Transition Strategies (NTRANS).

Krisjanis has a master’s degree (MSc) in Human Ecology from Lund University. His thesis explored people’s attitudes towards cutting-edge solar policy adaptation in California (USA).

He has also worked for the Lund University project ‘Navigating Justice Claims: Between Riots, Strikes and Business as Usual’, where he and his colleagues explored energy transition conflicts in Sweden by employing an energy justice framework. Krisjanis is currently also co-authoring a research paper based on the investigations.

last updated: March 17th, 2023