University of Colorado Denver
School of Public Affairs
P.O. Box 173364 - Campus Box 142
Denver, CO 80217-3364
Phone: (303) 315-0147
Fax: (303) 315-2229
William L. Swann is an assistant professor in the School of Public Affairs at the University of Colorado Denver. His research and teaching interests include local government, sustainable cities, public management and organizations, and quantitative research methods.
His research examines how strategic management, organizational development, and interorganizational collaboration relate to sustainable energy, land use, health, and climate policy choices and outcomes in cities. He is also involved in research projects examining the food, energy, and water nexus in sustainable development, and the impact of evidence-based decision-making on opioid-related prescriptions and patient outcomes. His research can be found in public administration and urban studies journals.
He was named a 2015 Staats Emerging Scholar by the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA). He holds a PhD in public administration from Florida State University.