Johnathan Guy

Job title: 
Graduate Student
Political Science

Johnathan Guy is pursuing a Ph.D. in Political Science at the University of California, Berkeley, with a focus on the comparative political economy of energy and climate change. More specifically, he is interested in how decarbonization (or lack thereof) in low-income societies can be understood as a political outcome, one conditioned by the presence of varied institutions and coalitions of interests. Prior to pursuing his Ph.D., Guy completed a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Chicago. He is also on the editorial board of The Trouble Magazine, an online publication dedicated to developing political strategies for addressing climate change.

He is also a mentor for the IIS Undergraduate Fellowship Program.

Research interests: 
  • Comparative Politics
  • Development
  • Science / Environment