Faculty & Staff Directory
- Associate Professor
- Environmental Economics, Coastal Ecosystem Valuations, Sustainability
PhD, Economics, University of Wyoming, (2011).
BS, Chemical Engineering, Clarkson University, (2005).
Dr. Chris Kennedy is an economist focused on the economics of natural resource use and the environment. His research interests include the analysis of fisheries management institutions, the valuation of coastal ecosystem services, and the application of behavioral economics theories to issues related to resource management and energy use. He teaches graduate and undergraduate courses focused on introducing economic concepts of sustainability, cost-benefit analysis, and market-based mechanisms for managing environmental externalities. Chris received his PhD in economics from the University of Wyoming in 2011. He is currently on leave (until 2021), serving as a AAAS Science and Technology Policy Fellow at the U.S. Department of State.