Bio

Andrew Cheon is Assistant Professor of International Political Economy at Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies. He concentrates on issues of international political economy, theories of international relations, and problems of energy governance. Before joining the SAIS faculty, he obtained his doctorate in Political Science from Columbia University. His dissertation analyzed the global investments of national oil companies. His work on topics such as state-owned enterprises, interest groups, energy innovation, renewables deployment, and fossil fuel subsidies has appeared in Comparative Political Studies, Journal of Conflict Resolution, Global Environmental Change, Political Studies, and Energy Policy. He recently completed a book manuscript titled Developing Champions: Governing the Global Expansion of National Oil Companies. His first book, Activism and the Fossil Fuel Industry, is forthcoming (Routledge, 2018). Prior to Columbia, he served as founding president of Duke East Asia Nexus, a student organization and an academic journal. His curriculum vitae can be found here.