Reid Dorsey-Palmateer is an Associate Professor of Economics at Western Washington University and is also affiliated with WWU’s Institute for Energy Studies.

His research interests cover a variety of energy economics topics, such as energy efficiency in housing, environmental/energy policy, and economic issues with integrating additional intermittent renewable energy generation into the grid.

Reid has taught a variety of classes, mostly connected to energy or environmental fields, including Energy Economics, Alternative Energy Economics, Economics of Electricity Markets, Advanced Topics in Environmental Economics, and Introduction to Microeconomics.