Program Focus

The Baker Institute seeks to expand the scope of its energy research and projects to respond to growing interest from policymakers and industry leadership, building upon past research and activities.

 

Kenneth B. Medlock III, Ph.D., Senior Director
Michael D. Maher, Ph.D., Senior Program Advisor
Anna Mikulska, Ph.D., Nonresident Scholar in Energy Studies
Melissa K. Vossler, Program Coordinator
Christene M. Kimmel, Director of Development
Shih Yu (Elsie) Hung, Research Associate

Program on Global Natural Gas

  • Kenneth B. Medlock III, Ph.D., Fellow in Energy and Resource Economics
  • Peter R. Hartley, Ph.D., Baker Institute Rice Scholar
  • Mark Agerton, Graduate Fellow

Program on Global Oil

  • Fellow in Global Oil
  • Kenneth B. Medlock III, Ph.D., Fellow in Energy and Resource Economics
  • Emilian Vankov, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow

Program on Unconventional Resources

  • Jointly managed by Fellows in Global Natural Gas and Global Oil

Program on Geopolitics of Energy

  • Jim Krane, Fellow in Energy Studies
  • Joe Barnes, Baker Institute Fellow

Program on Energy & Environment

  • Fellow in Energy and Environmental Science
  • Carrie A. Masiello, Ph.D., Baker Institute Rice Scholar
  • Ghasideh Pourhashem, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow
  • Linda Capuano, Ph.D., Fellow in Energy Technology
  • Regina Buono, J.D., Baker Botts Fellow in Energy and Environmental Regulatory Affairs
  • Caroline A. Masiello, Ph.D., Baker Institute Rice Faculty Scholar
  • Pedro Alvarez, Ph.D., Baker Institute Rice Faculty Scholar
  • Katherine Zodrow, Ph.D., postdoctoral fellow

Program on Energy & Cybersecurity

  • Dan S. Wallach, Ph.D., Baker Institute Rice Scholar 

Program on Electricity Policy

  • Fellow in Electricity Policy
  • Peter R. Hartley, Ph.D., Baker Institute Rice Scholar
  • Raul Bajo Buenestado, Ph.D., Nonresident Scholar

Special Projects

  • Energy and Macroeconomic Policy
    • Mahmoud A. El-Gamal, Ph.D., Baker Institute Rice Scholar
    • Ted Temzelides, Ph.D., Baker Institute Rice Scholar
    • Ronald Soligo, Ph.D., Baker Institute Rice Scholar
  • Latin America
    • David R. Mares, Ph.D., Baker Institute Rice Scholar
    • Francisco Monaldi, Ph.D., Fellow for Latin American Energy Policy
    • Isidro Morales, Ph.D., Nonresident Scholar
    • Mark P. Jones, Ph.D., Joseph D. Jamail Chair in Latin American Studies
  • China
    • Steven W. Lewis, Ph.D., Transnational China Fellow

Energy Forum