Professional and Biographical Information


Ph.D., Harvard University (2008)
M.A., Harvard University (2005)
B.A., Princeton University (1998)

Research Interests

My current research focuses on the economic and environmental impacts of land conservation policies.  Projects include work on protected areas, local land-use regulations, and payments for environmental services.  See my research page for more information. 

Environmental and Natural Resource Economics

I am primarily an environmental economist, but my interests overlap with development economics and political economy.  See environmental economics for links to other resources about the field.


I am currently teaching Environmental and Natural Resource Economics Economics (Econ 210), An Introduction to Econometrics with Environmental Applications (Econ 111E), Econometrics (Econ 360) and the Environmental Studies Senior Seminar (ENST 495).