Shan Zhou

Shan Zhou

Visiting Assistant Professor
School of Public and Environmental Affairs
Office: BS 4084
Phone: 317-274-3791

Curriculum Vitae


  • Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology, School of Public Policy, 2016
  • M.S., Georgia Institute of Technology, School of Public Policy, 2012
  • M.S., Environmental Sciences, Policy and Management, European Commission Erasmus Mundus Program - jointly operated by Lund University (Sweden), University of Manchester (UK), Central European University (Hungary), University of the Aegean (Greece), 2009
  • B.S., Environmental Sciene, Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China, 2007

Major fields of expertise

  • Environmental and energy policy
  • Clean energy technology
  • Climate change
  • Sustainable development
  • Policy analysis
  • Quantitative research methods

Recent intellectual contributions

Journal Articles

Zhou, S. and Matisoff, D. (2016). “Advanced Metering Infrastructure Deployment in the United States: The Impact of Polycentric Governance and Contextual Changes”. Review of Policy Research.

Brown, M. A. and Zhou, S. (2013). “Smart‐grid Policies: An International Review.” Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Energy and Environment 2(2): 121-139.

Book Chapters

Brown, M. A. and Zhou, S. (2012). “The Emergence of Smart-Grid Policies”. In R. A. Meyers (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Sustainability Science and Technology. Springer Science + Business Media, LLC.