- B.A., Honors, Ohio State University
M.A., English, Ohio State University
Paul Bledsoe is adjunct professorial lecturer at the AU's Center for Environmental Policy, energy fellow and strategic advisor at the Progressive Policy Institute, and president of Bledsoe & Associates, LLC, a strategic public policy firm specializing in energy, natural resources and climate change, among other issues. He was director of communications of the White House Climate Change Task Force under President Clinton from 1998-2001, communications director of the Senate Finance Committee under former Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan, and special assistant to former Interior Secretary Bruce Babbitt. Previously, he worked in legislative and communications positions in the US House of Representatives. His writing has appeared in the New York Times, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Financial Times, Politico and other leading outlets.