Emily Burlinghaus

Emily Burlinghaus


Emily Burlinghaus is German Chancellor Fellow of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, based at IASS from 2021-2022. She is also a nonresident fellow at the Atlantic Council Global Energy Center in Washington, DC., where she was an assistant director until August 2021, focusing primarily on the annual Global Energy Forum in Abu Dhabi, research and programming related to nuclear energy, and state-level energy policy. Before joining the Atlantic Council in 2019, she served as a program officer with the Institute of Regional and International Studies at the American University of Iraq, Sulaimani, where she worked with academics and entrepreneurs to inform research and private sector development priorities across Iraq.

Emily has also worked as a research assistant with The Washington Institute for Near East Policy, spent a year abroad in the United Arab Emirates, and conducted research at think tanks in Washington, DC, including the Center for Strategic and International Studies. She graduated from New York University with a BA in Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies and is currently pursuing an MS in Energy Policy and Climate at Johns Hopkins University.

*transportation electrification *supply chain sustainability *just transition

Publications at the IASS

Publications prior to joining the IASS

*In states with key clean energy wins, utilities have a strong hand in driving or stalling progress, Atlantic Council EnergySource, November 22, 2020, https://www.atlanticcouncil.org/blogs/energysource/in-states-with-key-clean-energy-wins-utilities-have-a-strong-hand-in-driving-or-stalling-progress/ *Trade is the key to US energy security, which trumps US energy independence (co-author with Jennifer Gordon), November 13, 2020, https://www.atlanticcouncil.org/blogs/energysource/trade-is-the-key-to-us-energy-security-which-trumps-us-energy-independence/ *Scaling CCUS: Catalyzing policy and financial innovation (co-authored with Reed Blakemore and Lee Beck), September 15, 2020, https://www.atlanticcouncil.org/blogs/energysource/scaling-ccus-catalyzing-policy-and-financial-innovation/