Abeer Y Al-Eryani

Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for Environment, Community, & Equity

Abeer is a postdoctoral fellow at the Center of Environment, Community, and Equity at American University. Her doctoral research focused on examining the complex interplay between war dynamics in Yemen and the energy system. Her primary focus was to investigate the multifaceted factors influencing energy choices for electricity (Access & generation) at both government and private levels.

Her research interests span a wide array of topics within the field of sustainability transitions, with a specific focus on exploring the intricate interactions among institutional structures, vested interests, and various disruptive factors. This includes events such as wars, climate crises, and economic downturns. Her work delves into understanding how these dynamics influence both societal and environmental objectives.

Abeer is currently in the final stages of her PhD program at the Science Policy Research Unit (SPRU), University of Sussex. She holds a master’s degree in development studies from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London, and a bachelor’s degree in finance from Amman Alahlyah University.

Current Projects

• Electricity Governance, Conflict Dynamics, and Renewable Energy Challenges in Wartime Yemen 

•The Climate Story Gaps Project: Locating Untold Climate Intersections in Washington, D.C

• Climate Displacement and the Problem of Non-Economic Loss: Calculating Loss and Damage in Anticipation of a Loss and Damage Fund

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