Karl Hoesch is broadly interested in energy justice research, at the intersection of energy, housing and health policy. He is especially passionate about energy efficiency and affordable multifamily housing, an interest which grew out of his own experience participating in an energy retrofit of a multifamily building in which he lived. Karl is a 2020 graduate of the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, where he was the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Fellow. Prior to graduate studies he was a college admissions counselor at Hope College and a Spanish educator for Teach for America.
- MPP, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, University of Michigan 2020
- Graduate Certificate, Science & Technology Public Policy, University of Michigan 2020
- BA, Spanish and International Studies, Hope College 2007
Karl's current research is evaluating collaborative governance approaches to advancing energy justice through community solar and energy efficiency programs for low-income households.