Updated: Oct 19
Dr. Alison Kenner is an associate professor of Politics at Drexel University. Her first book, Breathtaking: Asthma Care in a Time of Climate Change explores how people manage their asthma when exposed to different environments. From 2014-2020, Kenner led the Philadelphia Health and Environment Ethnography Lab (PHEEL) and co-organized Climate Ready Philly, a community education project that reached more than 400 Philadelphians. Her latest research, The Energy Rights Project, looks at how organizations address energy vulnerability in the U.S. Mid-Atlantic region.