Dr. Jennifer Winter (PhD, Calgary) is an Assistant Professor in Economics and Director of the Energy and Environmental Policy Area at The School of Public Policy, University of Calgary. Her research is focused on the effects of government regulation and policy on the development of natural resources and energy, and the consequences of energy development.
Jennifer is one of The School?s most prolific authors. She has authored several School of Public Policy research papers, including three examining Canadian energy literacy, two on the safe transportation of crude oil, and a paper on the idea of ?green jobs.? Other projects she is currently working on are the prospects for Canadian LNG exports to Europe, and comparing provinical emission-reduction policies.
Jennifer is actively engaged in increasing public understanding of energy and environmental issues, and was recognized for this with a 2014 Young Women in Energy Award. Prior to joining The School of Public Policy, Jennifer worked at Human Resources and Skills Development Canada, researching Canadian labour markets. Jennifer received her PhD in Economics from the University of Calgary. Dr. Winter also serves on the Board of Directors of the World Petroleum Council Canada Future Leaders.