Noah Zucker is an Assistant Professor of International Relations at the London School of Economics.

Noah studies the political economy of climate change and decarbonization, with associated research interests in global economic governance and the politics of gender, ethnicity, and race. His work has been published in leading outlets including the American Journal of Political Science, Journal of Politics, and World Politics, with commentary in The Economist and The Washington Post and coverage in Nature Climate Change.

Noah’s research has received the American Political Science Association’s Fiona McGillivray Award for Best Paper in Political Economy, Sage Paper Prize for Best Paper in Comparative Politics, Award for Best Paper in Democracy and Autocracy, and Virginia M. Walsh Award for Best Dissertation in Science, Technology, and Environmental Politics, as well as the IPUMS USA Research Award for Best Published Research.


Noah was a postdoctoral fellow at the Niehaus Center for Globalization & Governance at Princeton University prior to joining LSE and holds a PhD in political science from Columbia University.

Research interests

  • Climate policymaking
  • Politics of decarbonization
  • Gender, ethnicity, race
  • Labor
  • International organizations and global governance
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