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Antonia Juhasz is a leading energy and climate lecturer, author, and investigative journalist. She is an Adjunct Lecturer in the Environmental Science & Policy Program at the Krieger School of Arts & Sciences at Johns Hopkins University where she teaches “Fossil Fuels and the Climate Crisis,” a course that she designed. Prior to this, she taught at Tulane University in New Orleans where she received the Monroe Fellowship from the New Orleans Center for the Gulf South to conduct research and writing for a forthcoming book. She taught “Fossil Fuels and the Climate Crisis” and “Environmental Writing” in the Environmental Studies Program and “Environment and Development” in the Political Science Department. She earned a Master’s Degree in Public Policy from Georgetown University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Policy from Brown University. After graduate school, Juhasz worked as a Legislative Assistant in the Washington, D.C., offices of Congressmen John Conyers, Jr. and Elijah Cummings.

Antonia’s primary fields of concentration are energy, fossil fuels, climate change, the environment, environmental justice, and social movements addressing each of these.

Antonia is the author of three books: Black Tide: The Devastating Impact of the Gulf Oil Spill (John Wiley & Sons, 2011), The Tyranny of Oil (Harper Collins Publishers, 2008), and The Bush Agenda (Harper Collins Publishers, 2006). She has contributed chapters and essays to an additional eight books, including “Spill” in Fueling Culture: 101 Words for Energy and Environment, Imre Szeman, Jennifer Wenzel, and Patricia Yaeger, editors (Fordham University Press, 2017), and “Oil and Water,” in Unfathomable City: A New Orleans Atlas, Rebecca Solnit and Rebecca Snedeker, editors (University of California Press, 2013). Her Harper’s Magazine feature article on the BP Deepwater Horizon disaster, “30 Million Gallons Under the Sea,” for which she traveled in the Alvin submarine one mile below the ocean surface to the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico, appears in The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2016 Anthology, Amy Stewart, editor (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishers, 2016) and The Gulf South: An Anthology of Environmental Writing, Tori Bush and Richard Goodman, editors (University Press of Florida, March 2021).

An award-winning writer, her bylines include, National Geographic, Rolling Stone, Harper’s Magazine, Newsweek, The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, The International Herald Tribune, The Atlantic, CNN, The Nation, Ms., The Advocate, The Guardian, Cambridge Review of International Affairs, The International Economy Magazine, Foreign Policy in Focus, The Star-Johannesburg, and more.

Antonia is a 2020/2021 Bertha Fellow in Investigative Journalism. She joined a team of international journalists investigating climate change, fossil fuels, and corporate power. She is a 2019/2020 Ted Scripps Fellow at the Center for Environmental Journalism at the University of Colorado Boulder, a 2017 Yale University Poynter Fellow in Journalism, and a 2013 Investigative Journalism Fellow at the University of California, Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism. Antonia founded and runs the (Un)Covering Oil Investigative Reporting Program with a fiscal sponsor, the Society of Environmental Journalists.

Reporting from the front lines of fossil fuels and the climate crisis, Antonia’s investigations have taken her to the rain forests of the Ecuadoran Amazon, the deserts of Afghanistan and the cotton fields of Tajikistan, the Arctic regions of Alaska, and Norway, the UN Climate Accord.

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