Abby Spinak

Abby Spinak teaches environmental planning and environmental history at the Harvard Graduate School of Design. She is currently completing a book titled Democracy Electric: Energy and Economic Citizenship in an Urbanizing America, which ties the history of electrification in the rural United States to the evolution of twentieth-century American capitalism and alternative economic visions. She has been a Charles Warren Center Faculty Fellow at Harvard and an Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow at Rice.