Professor Hogan is Research Director of the Harvard Electricity Policy Group (HEPG), which is exploring the issues involved in the transition to a more competitive electricity market. Previously he has served as Chair of the Kennedy School Appointments Committee, Director of Graduate Studies for the Ph.D. Program in Public Policy and the Ph.D. Program in Political Economy and Government at the Kennedy School of Government, Chair of the Public Policy Program, Director of the Repsol YPF – Harvard Kennedy School Fellows Program for energy policy research, a member of the organizing committee for the Repsol YPF-Harvard Energy Policy Seminar, and as Director of the Energy and Environmental Policy Center.
Professor Hogan has been actively engaged in the design and improvement of competitive electricity markets in many regions of the United States, as well as around the world, from England to Australia. His activities include designing the market structures and market rules by which regional transmission organizations, in various forms, coordinate bid-based markets for energy, ancillary services, and financial transmission rights. This research is also part of the larger activities on the future of energy and energy policy research at Harvard University through the Environment and Natural Resources Policy Program, Environmental Economics Program, Harvard University Center for the Environment, and the Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government.
He was a member of the faculty of Stanford University where he founded the Energy Modeling Forum (EMF), and is a Past President of the International Association for Energy Economics (IAEE). He received his undergraduate degree from the U.S. Air Force Academy and his Ph.D. from UCLA.