William Creedon


Maryland School of Public Policy
Class of 2018


William Creedon is excited to begin his Masters of Public Policy in International Security and Economic Policy at the University of Maryland in the fall of 2016. William graduated cum laude from Macalester College with a B.A. in Economics, minor in Statistics, and spent one semester in Spain enhancing his Spanish fluency. He will continue his research in public policy analysis and multinational economic cooperation as a Robertson Fellow and graduate assistant with the university. Within that space, William is particularly focused on the U.S. government’s role in promoting global economic security and stability. Previously, William’s research on Eurozone bond pricing, and Spanish and Portuguese unemployment, has won prizes in the Minnesota Economic Association Term Paper Contest.

This summer, William will be working with the Hospice Foundation of America supporting a communitylevel, nationalscope grant project on advance care planning and the FRONTLINE documentary, “Being Mortal.” Previously, William has worked in elementary exceptional child education, higher education, and spent over two years in corporate banking and supervision, where he specialized in operations, project and data management. He was also a volunteer ESL teacher assistant in Saint Paul and spent seven weeks living and volunteering in Brazil. Having lived and worked in Illinois, California, and North Carolina, William is proud to have spent his childhood in Minnesota.