I am an Assistant Professor in the Economics Department at Colby College specializing in environmental and resource economics. I also hold a "by courtesy" appointment as an Assistant Professor in the Economics Department at Portland State University.
My main research is focused on studying the intersection of land use, ecosystem services, and conservation using choice experiment surveys to analyze public preferences for ecosystem services and environmental policy, and creating and applying dynamic and spatial resource allocation models focused on landuse.
My research applications focus on
In addition, I am also currently working on
Research Seminar at the Economics Department, University of New Hampshire, November 8th, 2013.
Heartland Workshop. Urbana, Illinois. November 2-3, 2013.
Presentation at Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, Ohio. October 30-31, 2013.
EfD Annual Meeting, Monkey Valley, South Africa. October 24-27, 2013.
Research Seminar, Arts Faculty Seminar Series, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
Guest lecture for the Masters in Development Practice Program, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
AAEA Annual Meeting, Washington DC.
NAREA Annual Meeting, Ithaca NY.
WEAI Annual Meeting, Seattle WA.