Ozzie Zehner

CSTMS Research Unit: Berkeley Program in Science and Technology Studies

Ozzie Zehner studies the public understanding of alternative energy technologies and is the author of Green Illusions. He writes for academic and mainstream publications including Christian Science Monitor, The American Scholar, The Hill, UTNE, Truthout, ARTE, IEEE Spectrum, Women’s Studies Quarterly, and other publications. He regularly guest lectures at universities and serves as a reviewer for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). Ozzie is also a founding collaborator for a research and media nonprofit that will launch in San Francisco in 2015.

Ozzie primarily researches the social, political and economic conditions influencing energy policy priorities and project outcomes. He studies the symbolic roles that energy technologies play within political and environmental movements. His other areas of interest include habitat conservation, consumerism, urban policy, international human rights, and forgeries.


last updated: November 25th, 2013