Aline Coutinho

Research Associate

Aline is a Postdoctoral Fellow and a Research Associate with Smart Prosperity Institute. Before joining SPI in 2020, Aline worked as a lecturer at the University of Ottawa, and as a research consultant.  Aline’s research is policy-oriented, focused on including equity and social justice considerations in the investigation of energy transitions and the broader green economy. She has experience communicating policy-relevant research on several issues: clean manufacturing, impacts of low-carbon infrastructure on air quality, and even the underground economy. She holds a Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of Ottawa. Her life interests include gardening, coding in R, and cross-stitching. When not working, Aline is probably enjoying nature with her family.