Robert Lindner

Robert LindnerAssociate Professor

Robert Lindner is a political scientist with an interest in international relations, energy and environmental governance, and sustainability transitions in developing countries. His current research focuses on low-carbon technology transfer and energy system transitions, as well as on the socio-environmental impacts of emerging clean energy solutions. Robert received his PhD in Political Science (with a focus on energy governance) from the University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany. Before joining Kyushu University, he worked as a Junior Research Fellow at the Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities (Essen, Germany) and as a Research Associate at the United Nations University Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability (UNU-IAS) in Tokyo, Japan. Robert offers courses on different aspects of global governance and international relations, with a particular focus on key challenges facing our globalized world, such as clean energy transitions and climate change, sustainable human development, and the emergence of modern authoritarianism.
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