Joshua Dimon is a postdoctoral scholar at the Bill Lane Center for the American West. His work at the center focuses on decarbonizing policy systems and implications for environmental and energy justice in the California-Baja California border region.
He received his Ph.D. from the Department of Environmental Science, Policy and Management at U.C. Berkeley in 2016. His dissertation analyzes the evolution of governance institutions and policies guiding oil and gas development in northern Mozambique, the cumulative social and environmental impacts of this development, and changing relationships between local authorities and citizens at the sites of production. Joshua has worked on international energy policy, access, and the externalities of production for the last 15 years.