Curriculum Vitae

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Current Appointments


Associate Professor of Economics
Department of Economics & Public Policy
University of Alaska Anchorage, Anchorage AK

External Research Associate
Department of Economics, OxCarre
University of Oxford, Oxford UK

Associate Editor
Journal of Resources Policy




Ph.D, Economics, University of Wyoming
Dissertation Title: Essays in Environmental & Resource Economics
Advisors: Jason F. Shogren, Ph.D and Klaas van ’t Veld, Ph.D

May 2012

B.A., Economics, California State University (Honors)
Minor, Mathematics

December 2006


Recipient of the 2019 Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Academic Research (2019)
Top 6% of Authors on RePEc (Last Ten Years) (2019)
Mapworks Teaching Award, University of Alaska Anchorage (2016)
Nominated for the University of Wyoming Outstanding Dissertation Award (2013)
Inducted into Beta Gamma Sigma (2013)
Best Economics Ph.D. Graduate Student Award, University of Wyoming (2012)
William E. Morgan Graduate Award, University of Wyoming (2012)
Honors in the Major, California State University Chico (2006)