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Research professor, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University

Amy Myers Jaffe is a leading expert on global energy policy, geopolitical risk, and energy and sustainability. Jaffe serves as research professor and managing director of the Climate Policy Lab at The Fletcher School at Tufts University. Prior to joining Tufts Fletcher School, Jaffe served as the David M. Rubenstein Senior Fellow for Energy and the Environment at the Council On Foreign Relations. She is also co-chair of the Steering committee of the Women in Energy Initiative at Columbia University's Center on Global Energy Policy. Jaffe has taught energy policy and sustainability courses at Rice University, UC Davis and Yale University. Jaffe is widely published, including as co-author of “Oil, Dollars, Debt and Crises: The Global Curse of Black Gold” with Mahmoud El-Gamal and co-editor of “Natural Gas and Geopolitics From 1970 to 2040.” She currently serves as President of the US Association for Energy Economics and was awarded the Senior Fellow award from the US Association for Energy Economics in 2015 for her career contributions to the organization and to the field of energy economics.


  • 2017–2020
    Senior Fellow , Council on Foreign Relations

Professional Memberships

  • President, US Association of Energy Economics


Senior Fellow Award, USAEE; Adelman-Frankel award; Esquire 100 Best & Brightest