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Valerie Karplus - Carnegie Mellon University. Pittsburgh, PA, US

Valerie Karplus Valerie Karplus

Associate Professor | Carnegie Mellon University



Karplus studies resource and environmental management in organizations operating in diverse national and industry contexts, with a focus on the role of institutions and management practices in explaining performance. Areas of expertise include regional approaches to low carbon transition, decarbonization of global corporate supply chains, and the integrated design and evaluation of energy, air quality, and climate policies. Karplus has taught courses on public policy analysis, global business strategy and organization, entrepreneurship, and the political economy of energy transitions. At CMU, she runs the Laboratory for Energy and Organizations at the CMU Wilton E. Scott Institute for Energy Innovation.

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Education (2)

Massachusetts Institute of Technology: Ph.D., Engineering Systems

Yale University: B.S., Biochemistry and Political Science