Center for Rebuilding Sustainable Communities after Disasters

at the University of Massachusetts Boston

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Justin Dargin

  • Research Fellow, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard University
  • Telephone: 617.287.7116

Additional Information

Justin Dargin, an affiliate, is a research fellow at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs- Harvard University, where he researches energy policy in the Persian Gulf region. Specializing in international law and energy law, he is a prolific author on energy affairs. He is a cofounder and director of the non-profit International Institute of Ideas (Interintel) which seeks to address the concerns of global energy poverty and sustainable development by providing developing communities access to inexpensive energy supplies. During his graduate legal studies, Dargin interned in the legal department at the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries, where he advised senior staff on the implications of European Union and American law in multilateral relations. Dargin was also a researcher at the Oxford Institute for Energy Studies, where he studied Middle East gas issues, and, based on his research, authored "The Dolphin Project: The Development of a Gulf Gas Initiative" (OIES Press 2008).

Dargin is trilingual, fluent in Spanish, English, and Arabic, and has been active in a multitude of energy issues involving Latin America and the Middle East.