Tony Reames
Published September 17, 2020

Tony G. Reames is an assistant professor at the University of Michigan School for Environment and Sustainability, where he directs the Urban Energy Justice Lab. He’s an expert in energy justice and can provide insight into the racial and economic disparities surrounding access to energy in the United States and how those disparities interface with climate change.

At the Urban Energy Justice Lab, Reames researches fair and equitable access to clean and affordable energy and seeks to understand the production and persistence of spatial, racial and socioeconomic residential energy disparities. In 2019, he was named to the Grist 50 Fixers list.

Reames has a Ph.D. in public administration from the University of Kansas, a master’s in engineering management from Kansas State University, and a bachelor’s of ccience in civil engineering from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. 

Reames is also a licensed professional engineer and veteran U.S. Army officer — he served for eight years, reaching the rank of captain.

Expertise: Energy justice, climate and energy, urban energy, sustainability, civil engineering

Location: Ann Arbor, Mich.

Email: treames@umich.edu 

Phone: 734-647-3916

Twitter: @tgreames

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