Department of Public Administration
3047 Business Education Complex East
PhD Public Policy, Georgia State University & Georgia Institute of Technology, 2020
Master of Business Economics, University of Delhi, 2010
BA Economics (Hons., 1st Division), University of Delhi, Sri Venkateswara College, India, 2008
Soni, A., & Chatterjee, A. (2023). Not just income: The enabling role of institutional
confidence and social capital in household energy transitions in India. Energy Research
& Social Science, 98, 103020.
Mistur, E., Reyes, A., Soni, A., Boukhaima, H., & Newton, J. (2023). Deciding on justice: environmental justice in city council agenda-setting. Local Environment, 1-19.
Soni, A., Jose, J., & Kingsley, G. (2022). When cities take control: Explaining the diversity of complex local climate actions, Review of Policy Research.
Soni, A., & Mistur, E. M. (2022). Flirting with Disaster: Impacts of natural disasters on public support for environmental spending. Global Environmental Change, 75, 102552.
Brown, M. A., Soni, A., Lapsa, M. V., Southworth, K., & Cox, M. (2020). High energy burden and low-income energy affordability: conclusions from a literature review. Progress in Energy, 2(4).
Brown, M. A., Soni, A., Doshi, A. D., & King, C. (2020). The persistence of high energy burden: Results of a bibliometric analysis. Energy Research & Social Science, 70, 101756.
Brown, M. A., Li, Y., & Soni, A. (2020). Are all jobs created equal? Regional employment impacts of a US carbon tax. Applied Energy, 262, 114354.
Brown, M. A., Soni, A., & Li, Y. (2020). Estimating employment from energy-efficiency investments. MethodsX, 7, 100955.
Brown, M. A., & Soni, A. (2019). Expert perceptions of enhancing grid resilience with electric vehicles in the United States. Energy Research & Social Science, 57, 101241.
Teaching Interests: Public Policy, Energy and Environmental Policy, Research Methods
Research Interests: Energy and Environmental Policy, Local environmental Action, Energy Access and Security, International Development, Policy Analysis
Soni, A. (2020). Disruptive Energy Technologies and Military Capabilities in M.E. Kosal (Ed.) Disruptive and Game Changing Technologies in Modern Warfare - Development, Use, and Proliferation. Springer
Soni, A. Kosal, M.E. (2018). Conclusions in M.E. Kosal (Ed.) Technology and the Intelligence Community: Challenges and Advances for the 21st Century. Springer
Jani, K. P., Soni, A. (2018). Promise and Perils of Big Data in M.E. Kosal (Ed.) Technology and the Intelligence Community: Challenges and Advances for the 21st Century. Springer
TERI. (2015). Energy Security Outlook: Defining a Secure and Sustainable Future for India. New Delhi: TERI Press. [Co-editor and co-author]
Conference on Policy Process Research, January 2023 (presented virtually), Denver, Colorado
Public Management Research Conference, Tempe, Arizona, May, 2022
Conference of American Society for Public Administration, March 2022, Jacksonville, Florida
Conference of Association of Public Policy and Management, November 2020, Online, via Zoom
Conference of Association of Public Policy and Management, November 2019, Denver, Colorado
Public Management Research Conference, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, June, 2019
Sustainable Energy Transitions Initiative, Universidad de Talca, Santiago, Chile, May 2019
Conference of the Association of Public Policy and Management, November 2018, Washington, DC
Conference of the Midwest Political Science Association, April 2017 & 2018, Chicago
Presented on Disruptive Energy Technologies and Military Capabilities, Special Operations Command, May 2017, MacDill Air Force Base, Tampa
Workshop on Asian Oil Security organised by Chatham House, January, 2014, Singapore
Presented on ‘Energy Policy and Economic Growth in India’ in the workshop on “Energy Policy and Economic Growth - Conflict or Convergence?” organised by Konrad Adenauer Stiftung at the Deutsche Welle Global Media Forum, 2013, Bonn
Presentation on the ‘Relative Costs of Power Generation using Natural Gas and Coal’ at the Energy Think Tank, organised by the Petroleum Federation of India, 2013, New Delhi
Project Inception Workshop on Fossil Fuel Subsidies, Asian Development Bank, February, 2012, Manila
Seminar on ‘The Hidden Costs of Fuel Subsidies in India to the Corporate, Transport and Household Sectors’ organized by International Institute for Sustainable Development in Mumbai in March, 2011
Faculty Advisor, LA Chapter of Transportation Research Forum, 2022
Project Proposal Reviewer, National Science Foundation, 2022
Faculty Search Committee, Department of Public Administration, Louisiana State University, 2021-2022
Member, Information Resources Committee, E.J. Ourso College of Business, Louisiana State University, 2021- present
Caucus Member, Asian/Asian American Pacific Islander Caucus, Louisiana State University
Reviewer, Environmental Politics, Policy Studies Journal
Member, American Society for Public Administration
Member, Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management
Member, Public Management Research Association
Outstanding Ph.D. Student, School of Public Policy, Georgia Institute of Technology, (2019-2020)
Outstanding Doctoral Student, Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, Georgia State University (2018-2019)
Leadership Education and Development Fellow, Grand Challenges Facilitator, Georgia Institute of Technology (2018-Present)
Sam Nunn Security Program Fellow, Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, Georgia Institute of Technology, (2016-2017)
Energy Efficiency Program Evaluations and Related Research (Special and Cross Cutting) in New Hampshire, in partnership with DNV Energy Insights USA Inc.
Sponsor: New Hampshire Evaluation, Measurement and Verification (EM&V) Working Group
Mechanics Of Materials: Facilitating a Hands-on Learning Experience with 3D Printing (sub-award from Georgia Institute of Technology)
Sponsor: National Science Foundation
(April 2021-June 2022)