SUSAN MORRISSEY WYSE

SUSAN MORRISSEY WYSE

Masters, PhD Student, York University, Canada, Political science, environmental studies. @morrisseywyse

Susan is a PhD student in the Faculty of Environmental and Urban Change, specializing in community participation in sustainable energy transitions. She carries a Master’s degree in Environmental Studies (MES) from York University and an Honours Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Communication Studies from Memorial University of Newfoundland and Labrador. Susan’s research is based on a recognition that democracy and justice within energy transitions can contribute both to climate change mitigation, adaptation and resilience, as well as broader transformative change throughout society. Drawing insights from social and political thought, as well as historically situated social justice movements, Susan investigates emerging trends such as community energy, energy democracy, and energy justice. Her research involves a combination of theoretical and applied research, including qualitative and quantitative research methods.