William S. Dean

Photo of William outside with trees in the background

William S. Dean

Graduate Level
MS Student
Research Interests
renewable energy analysis and planning
smart growth
energy policy
environmental policy
Biography

William is originally from Cooper City, Florida, a small suburb of Fort Lauderdale. In May of 2016, William graduated from the University of Central Florida with a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and a minor in History. He is expected to graduate in May of 2019 with an M.S. in Urban & Regional Planning, as well as a certificate in Energy Analysis & Policy from the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies. His research interests include renewable energy analysis and planning, Smart Growth, U.S. energy policy and U.S. environmental policy. In his spare time, William enjoys playing soccer, spending time at the Memorial Union terrace with his friends, and collecting vinyl records.