Dr. Mallett is an Associate Professor and the Supervisor for Carleton University’s Master of Arts (MA) program in Sustainable Energy (SE) housed within the School of Public Policy and Administration (SPPA). Her experience spans academia (including the University of Minnesota and University of Sussex as well as Carleton) and the public sector (including Natural Resources Canada, Environment Canada and the Organization of American States), working on the design, implementation and evaluation of sustainable energy, natural resources, climate change and environmental policy. Research areas include an examination of the innovation, cooperation and adoption processes (including policies, actors and institutions) involved in these areas, especially in emerging economies, and Canada such as northern / Arctic regions. She holds a bachelor’s degree in International Relations from the University of Toronto, a master’s degree in International Development from Dalhousie University and a doctorate degree in Development Studies from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). Alex is married with two children. She was born in Halifax, Nova Scotia and grew up in northern Ontario.