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Porträttbild av forskaren Alexandra Buylova.

Alexandra Buylova joined the Department of Political Science in July 2020 as a Postdoctoral Researcher on a “Pathways to Carbon Neutrality” project. Her research focuses on national decarbonization actions and policies, including carbon dioxide removal technologies, carbon border adjustment mechanisms, and also scrutinizing the role of the state in climate action more broadly. She holds a PhD in Public Policy from Oregon State University (2018), where she focused on studying public risk perceptions and survey methodology. She received a MA in Political Science from Idaho State University (ISU) (2014) and a BA in International Studies from ISU (2011). 

Stockholm University Project

Pathways to Carbon Neutrality

Research Interests

Climate and environmental policy and governance; state and non-state actors; policy process; carbon dioxide removal; carbon border adjustments


Buylova, A., Fridahl, M., Nasiritousi, N., and Reischl, G. (2021). “Cancel (out) emissions? The envisaged role of carbon dioxide removal technologies within long-term national climate strategies”. Frontiers Climate.

Buylova, A. (2020). Spotlight on energy burden in Oregon: Investigating dynamics between energy use and socio-demographic characteristics in spatial modeling of residential energy consumption. Energy Policy.

Buylova, A., Steel, B., Simon, C. (2019). Public Perceptions of Energy Scarcity and Support for New Energy Technologies: A Western U.S. Case Study. Energies.

Buylova, A., Chen, C., Cramer, L. A., Wang, H., & Cox, D. T. (2019). Household risk perceptions and evacuation intentions in earthquake and tsunami in a Cascadia Subduction Zone. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, 101442.