Kieran Findlater is a Ph.D. candidate and the Killam Doctoral Scholar at the Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability at the University of British Columbia (UBC). His current research interests involve interdisciplinary inquiry in renewable energy technology, energy access, energy policy, rural development, agricultural productivity and adaptation to climate change. Kieran earned his M.Sc. from UBC in 2009, and completed his B.Sc. at the University of Alberta in 2005.