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Denia Djokić is an Assistant Research Scientist at the University of Michigan's Fastest Path to Zero Initiative, and a former Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Project on Managing the Atom at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs. She is also a former Visiting Research Fellow at the Program for Science, Technology and Society, both at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. She is broadly interested in governance of nuclear energy technology, and her current research explores topics in responsibility and liability in the context of severe nuclear accidents. Her past research has encompassed issues in radioactive waste management and advanced fuel cycle systems analysis. 

Prior to her appointment at Harvard, Denia worked as an advisor on issues in policy and governance of science, technology and innovation for the government of Ecuador. She holds an MS and a PhD in Nuclear Engineering with a Designated Emphasis in Energy Science and Technology from the University of California, Berkeley, where she was a US Department of Energy Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management Graduate Student Fellow. She also holds a BS in Physics from Carnegie Mellon University.

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