Anna Mikulska, Ph.D., is a nonresident fellow in energy studies at the Baker Institute’s Center for Energy Studies and a senior fellow at the University of Pennsylvania's Kleinman Center for Energy Policy. Her research focuses on the geopolitics of natural gas within the EU, former Soviet Bloc and Russia. Her current projects include creating a comprehensive database of state-level fracking legislation in the U.S., assessing potential use of natural gas as a geoeconomic tool, and investigating ways to leverage U.S. LNG exports to bolster European energy security.
Mikulska is also affiliated within the Foreign Policy Research Institute and sits on the editorial board of the law review at Adam Mickiewicz University in Poland.
Mikulska 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. She speaks Polish, English, German, Farsi and Russian.