Christian Downie

Dr Christian Downie is an Associate Professor in the School of Regulation and Global Governance at the Australian National University. He was previously an Australian Research Council Fellow at ANU, and before that a Vice Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of New South Wales.

Christian has worked as an advisor to several Australian Government agencies, including the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet. He holds a PhD in international relations and political science from the ANU, and has spent time teaching or researching at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the London School of Economics and Political Science and the Balsillie School of International Affairs among others.

He is the author of more than 30 peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters. His latest book is Business Battles in the U.S. Energy Sector: Lessons for a clean energy transition. Christian’s writing has also been published by the ABC, CNN, The Guardian, The Sydney Morning Herald and The Conversation, among others. He is frequently cited in the international and Australian media.

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