Amy Janzwood

Academic title(s): 

Assistant Professor

Amy Janzwood
Contact Information

855 Sherbrooke St. West
Montreal, QC
H3A 2T7

Email address: 
amy.janzwood [at]
Leacock 441

PhD, Political Science and Environmental Studies, University of Toronto

Curriculum vitae: 
Research areas: 
Canadian Politics
Comparative Government and Politics

Amy Janzwood is jointly appointed in the Department of Political Science and the Bieler School of the Environment at McGill University. She completed her PhD at the University of Toronto in 2020. Previously, she held a SSHRC Postdoctoral Research Fellowship at the University of British Columbia.

Her research explores the comparative politics of energy and the environment, including the political economy of energy transitions, the contested politics of fossil fuel production, and the policy pathways that move us towards more just and sustainable energy systems.

Professor Janzwood is on the Steering Committee of the Women & Inclusivity in Sustainable Energy Research (WISER) network and a member of the Climate Social Science Network (CSSN). She is also affiliated with the Cascade Institute and the Earth System Governance Project. For more information, please see her personal website.

Areas of interest: 

Public policy; political economy; global environmental politics and governance; energy politics; contentious politics.

Selected publications: 

See above CV or visit her Google Scholar Profile

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