Daniel Aldana Cohen


  • Daniel Cohen was quoted in a Sierra Magazine essay that feautured his recently co-authored paper in the International Journal of Urban and Regional Research. The paper focuses on the contradictions of eco-gentrification and housing justice.

  • Daniel Aldana Cohen recently gave a two-part interview with Real News Network regarding his work on the Green New Deal. You can listen to part 1 and part 2 here. 

  • When tech companies move into a city, they often encourage a sustainability mindset. However, new research from PSC researcher Daniel Aldana Cohen, with collaborators from the University of Georgia, Southwestern University, and Portland State, shows that they also lead to gentrification and emissions that either stay the same or increase. Read more in Penn Today.

Assistant Professor of Sociology

Ph.D., Sociology, New York University, 2016


  • A conversation on shipping and climate change
  • Blockadia and Beyond: Left Climate Politics for the 21st Century
  • Daniel Aldana Cohen: Knowledge by the Slice - Follow the Carbon