I’m an environmental economist that enjoys applying ideas from economics, physics, ecology, and mathematics in my research. Most of my work focuses on the structural modeling of bioeconomic systems. I currently contribute to a project on the integrated management of endangered species and hydropower generation on the Colorado River. New work has me expanding to other rivers.
In the Fall semester, I teach Introduction to Econometrics (ECON 441). In that class, I show students how some correlations do have a causal interpretation—after some very clever storytelling. Each Spring, I introduce students to sound environmental policy design in Natural Resource Economics (ECON 309). This pattern is expected to continue for some time.
I spend most of my time learning about new things. Outside of work, I am currently focused on improving my snowboarding. Three books that I recently enjoyed concern urban planning, fly fishing, and not fishing.
Ph.D. Agricultural and Resource Economics, 2020
University of California, Davis
B.S. Physics and Economics, 2015
Rochester Institute of Technology