Shawn Regan

Shawn Regan

Vice President of Research

Shawn Regan is the vice president of research at PERC and executive editor of PERC Reports. His writing has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, Outside, Los Angeles Times, High Country News, National ReviewReason, Grist, and Quartz, and his research has been published in journals such as Science, Natural Resources Journal, and Breakthrough Journal.

He has testified before both houses of Congress and has appeared on national radio programs such as NPR’s “On Point” and American Public Media’s “Marketplace Morning Report.” He holds a M.S. in Applied Economics from Montana State University and degrees in economics and environmental science from Berry College. He is also a former backcountry ranger for the National Park Service.

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Articles by Shawn Regan

The Wolf Wars Are Back

Wolf conflicts are back not just because their populations have recovered but also because federal policy has been slow to respond.

PERC Reports: Summer 2021

This issue of PERC Reports features the work of several past and present fellows and shows how their ideas are informing and shaping some of today’s most pressing environmental issues.