Anna Mikulska, Ph.D., is a nonresident fellow in energy studies at the Baker Institute. She joined the institute’s Center for Energy Studies following a two-year postdoctoral appointment at Rice University’s Local Elections in America Project. She has written on the interplay between energy markets and policy and has a particular interest in the geopolitics of natural gas within the EU, former Soviet Bloc and Russia. Her current research focuses on the potential to use natural gas as a geoeconomic tool and investigating ways to leverage U.S. LNG exports to bolster European energy security. Mikulska’s work has appeared in Orbis-A Journal of World Affairs, the European Journal of Political Research, Party Politics and the Journal of Elections, Public Opinion and Parties. Mikulska is a senior fellow at both, University of Pennsylvania’s Kleinman Center for Energy Policy and the Foreign Policy Research Institute. She speaks Polish, English, German, Farsi and Russian. She received a law degree from Adam Mickiewicz University, a master’s degree in international relations from the University of Windsor in Canada, and a Ph.D. in political science from the University of Houston.
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