Scott DeWees

Class of 2009: Scott DeWees

Environmental Economics

At the time, it didn’t seem like it would amount to anything. It was 2009, and the Energy Institute was not yet formed. Many of us in the…

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Joseph Meyer

Class of 2013: Joseph Meyer

Energy Policy Minor

I attended Western for a fifth year on the hunch the new Energy Policy minor would give me a fundamental understanding of energy policy and a…

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Graham Marmion

Class of 2014: Graham Marmion

Economics; Energy Policy Minor

Thanks to the Energy Policy Minor and the faculty of the the Institute for Energy Studies, I was hired as a Regulatory Analyst by one of the…

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Lindsay Parpart

Class of 2015: Lindsay Parpart

Energy Policy Minor

I came to Western Washington University to join the College of the Environment and found the Economics / Environmental Studies major. My major…

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Julianna Fischer

Class of 2016: Julianna Fischer

Energy Policy Minor

I'm currently in my third year here at Western majoring in Environmental Policy and minoring in both Energy Policy and Economics. Energy has…

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Aden Nevler

Class of 2017: Aden Nevler

Double Major - BA Energy Policy and Management & BA Political Science

The Energy Policy Major has been the most powerful synthesis of knowledge I ever encountered. We tackle the realities of economics, politics,…

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Cole Rodger

Class of 2017: Cole Rogers

Electrical Engineering - Energy Concentration

Through my curriculum in the Energy concentration of EE, I was introduced to many professors and students with connections in the Institute for…

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Stephanie Neale holds a diploma while wearing cap and gown

Class of 2017: Stefanie Neale

M.A. in Environmental Studies, with an emphasis in Energy; B.A. in Environmental Economics, minor in Energy Policy

I received my Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Economics from Western in the summer of 2015. I chose to pursue a minor in Energy Policy after I…

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Stella Tsitsiragos

Class of 2017: Stella Tsitsiragos

BA Energy Policy and Management; minors in Economics and Geology

The Energy Policy and Management interdisciplinary curriculum has provided me with an expansive understanding of energy and its deep-rooted…

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Kellen Lynch

Class of 2019: Kellen Lynch

Fairhaven College & Institute for Energy Studies

Since beginning my energy studies at Western, I have been met with such enthusiasm and readiness to make things happen. The growing community…

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