Sophie Janeway is a second year Master of Environmental Management (MEM) student at the Yale School of the Environment where she specializes in Energy Policy and the Environment. Her research and coursework focuses on energy policy and economics, electric utility business models and regulation, electricity markets, clean transportation and energy justice. On campus, she is a co-leader of the energy student interest group, supports both CBEY's Financing and Deploying the Clean Energy Certificate program and its partnership with AVANGRID.
Prior to her graduate education, Sophie advocated for climate and clean energy policy in Maine and New York, where she helped lead diverse coalitions to build support for climate and clean energy policies. In these roles, she designed and delivered comprehensive community engagement plans, developed and delivered energy policy testimony for state legislative committees, and planned and executed public communication campaigns. As a graduate student, she has worked as a consultant and intern for Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, Connecticut’s Public Utilities Regulatory Authority, and Sunrun.
Sophie graduated from Colby College in Waterville, Maine in 2017 with a BA in Government.