Brannstrom, Christian individual record
Professor and Associate Dean

Dr. Brannstrom's research focuses on social and political aspects of renewable energy and unconventional fossil fuels in Texas. He also studies geographical dimensions of wind-power expansion in Brazil, where he has partnered with geographers at the Universidade Federal do Cear?. He regularly hosts visiting scholars interested in theoretical and empirical dimensions of environmental governance. His work has been supported by the National Science Foundation, the National Geographic Society, Texas Sea Grant, the TAMU Glasscock Center for Humanities Research, and Brazilian funding agencies.

selected publications
Academic Articles89
  • Brannstrom, C., & Fry, M. (2017). New geographies of the Texas energy revolution. The Routledge Research Companion to Energy Geographies. (pp. 17-31). Routledge.
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  • Jepson, W. E., & Brannstrom, C. (2016). Techno-nature and Scaling Water Governance in South Texas. Norman, E. S., Cook, C., & Cohen, A. (Eds.), Negotiating Water Governance Why the Politics of Scale Matter. (pp. 155-172). Ashgate Publishing.
  • Brannstrom, C., & Vadjunec, J. M. (2014). Notes for avoiding a missed opportunity in sustainability science: Integrating land change science and political ecology. Brannstrom, C., & Vadjunec, J. (Eds.), Land Change Science, Political Ecology, and Sustainability Synergies and Divergences. (pp. 1-23). Routledge.
  • Brannstrom, C. (2012). Agriculture. Crocitti, J. J., & Vallance, M. M. (Eds.), Brazil Today An Encyclopedia of Life in the Republic. (pp. 20-24). ABC-CLIO.
  • Brannstrom, C. (2012). Cerrado. Crocitti, J. J., & Vallance, M. M. (Eds.), Brazil Today An Encyclopedia of Life in the Republic. (pp. 142-145). ABC-CLIO.
Conference Papers2
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Texas A&M University; Geography; 3147 TAMU
College Station, TX 77843-3147