- Environmental & Energy Policy
- Policy Analysis
- Science and Technology Policy
- Technological Change
- Urban Studies
Marilyn A. Brown is the Brook Byers Professor of Sustainable Systems at the Georgia Institute of Technology’s School of Public Policy. Previously she held leadership positions at Oak Ridge National Laboratory and is a Presidential appointee to the Board of Directors of the Tennessee Valley Authority. She has authored more than 250 publications and four books including Green Savings: How Markets and Policies Drive Energy Efficiency (Praeger Press, 2015). Her teaching and research focuses on the design and impact of policies aimed at accelerating the development and deployment of sustainable energy technologies, with an emphasis on the electric utility industry, climate adaptation, and the integration of energy efficiency, demand response, and solar resources. Among her honors and awards, she is a co-recipient of the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize for co-authorship of the report on Mitigation of Climate Change, she has served on seven committees of the National Academies of Sciences, and she currently serves on the U.S. Department of Energy’s Electricity Advisory Committee.