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Associate Professor, Department of Agricultural Economics, Sociology, & Education, Pennsylvania State University: 2023 - Present

Assistant Professor, Department of Agricultural Economics, Sociology, & Education, Pennsylvania State University: 2018 - 2023

Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Louisiana State University: 2015 - 2018

Research Fellow, Monash University Economics and Monash Sustainability Institute: 2013 - 2015


Ph.D. University of Washington, Economics: 2013

M.A. University of Washington, Economics: 2010

B.S. University of Pittsburgh, Economics and Political Science: 2006 


Pennsylvania State University

Economic Principles of Agribusiness Decision Making (AGBM 101)

Financial Decision- making for Agribusiness (AGBM 408)

Louisiana State University

Environmental Economics (ECON 4320)

Intermediate Microeconomic Theory (ECON 4720)

Principles of Microeconomics (ECON 2000)

Honors Supervision (ECON 4999)

Monash University

Honors Supervision

University of Washington

        Undergraduate Independent Research (ECON 499) - Faculty Advisor

        Economics Internship (ECON 399) - Internship Mentor

        Intermediate Microeconomics (ECON 300) - Graduate Instructor

        Introductory Microeconomics (ECON 200) - Graduate Instructor

        PhD Macroeconomics (ECON 509) - Teaching Assistant

        Introductory Microeconomics (ECON 200) - Teaching Assistant

        Introductory Macroeconomics (ECON 201) - Teaching Assistant

        Health Policy Economics (HSERV 587) - Teaching Assistant


“Greening our stormwater: using campuses as living labs for green stormwater infrastructure”

(Co-PI, with Hong Wu (PI), Lauren McPhillips (Co-PI, Odette Mina (Co-Pi), and Shirley Clark (Co-PI)),  Penn State Strategic Planning Grants, $249,883, 2019-2022 

“Identifying sweet spots for green stormwater infrastructure interventions in Pennsylvania urban communities”

(Co-PI, with Lauren McPhillips (PI), Anil Chuadhary (Co-PI), Shirley Clark (Co- PI), Jon Duncan (Co-PI), Cibin Raj (Co-PI), Matt Royer (Co-PI), and Hong Wu (Co-PI)), Penn State Institute for Energy and the Environment Seed grant, $50,000, 2019-2020 

“Adaptive Economic Management of Urban Water”

(Subaward with Michael Ward (PI)), Australian Research Council & Monash University, 80,868 USD, 2018 

“A global subnational assessment of the relationship between economic development and environmental quality”

(PI, with Paul Raschky and Roland Hodler), Monash Development and Sustainability Research, 20,000 AUD, 2017-2018 

"Economics of Urban Water Management"

    (Subaward from CRWSC Grant with Lata Gangadharan (PI), Anke Leroux, and Paul Raschky) Monash University, 77,338 AUD: 2016

"Evaluating Truckee Meadows Water Authority’s Conservation Messaging" 

(Co-PI; with Kim Rollins, Shawn Stoddard, Michael Taylor, Joseph Cook, and Corey Lott), Truckee Meadows Water Authority, $69,002: 2015-2016


Bruce Gardner Memorial Prize for Applied Policy Analysis: 2016

Washington State University CAHNRS Team Interdisciplinary Award: 2015

Grover and Creta Ensley Fellowship, University of Washington: 2012-2013

Predoctoral Fellow, Arizona State University Center for Environmental Economics and Sustainability Policy: January - May 2012

Graduate Teaching Award, University of Washington: 2012

Jerome C Wells Award, University of Pittsburgh Department of Economics: 2006

Schenker Economics Essay Contest Prize, University of Pittsburgh Economics Department: 2006


2019: Zurich ETH | AERE Summer Conference | Water Insights Seminar, Penn State | Energy & Environmental Economics and Policy Seminar, Penn State

2018: University of Pennsylvania Green Infrastructure Symposium | World Congress of Environmental and Resource Economists | Inaugural JEEM Conference | Northeastern Agricultural and Resource Economics Annual Conference

2017: ASSA Annual Meeting | Sand Diego Water and Energy Workshop | Strata Environmental Policy Workshop | AERE Summer Conference | North American Meeings of the Regional Science Association International | Pennsylvania State University

2016: APPAM Research Conference | CENREP Research Conference | AERE Summer Conference | SEA Annual Meeting

2015: SEA Annual Meeting | Louisiana State University | University of Illinois | Federal Trade Commission | Food and Drug Administration | Arizona State University Water Demand Workshop

2014: CRC for Water Sensitive Cities Conference | Office of Living Victoria | Resources for the Future | Rand Corporation | International Water Resource Economics Consortium | World Congress of Environmental and Resource Economists 

2013: Monash Behavioural & Experimental Economics Conference | Monash Centre for Development Economics and Sustainability Workshop | Water Recycling Centre of Excellence | AAEA Annual Meeting | WEAI Conference | AERE Summer Conference | Arizona State University Water Demand Workshop 

2012: University of Illinois Heartland Environmental and Resource Economics Conference | Camp Resources | NBER Summer Institute | AERE Summer Conference | University of Arizona Energy & Environmental Policy Workshop


American Economic Association (AEA); Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (AERE); Agricultural and Applied Economics Association (AAEA); Urban Economics Association (UEA)


Agricultural Economics (AE) | American Journal of Agricultural Economics (AJAE) | American Economic Journal: Economic Policy (AEJ:EP) | B. E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy (BEJEAP) | Ecological Economics (EcE) | Economic Inquiry (EI) | Environmental and Resource Economics (ERE) | Experimental Economics (EXEX) | Journal of the American Water Resources Association (JAWRA) | Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (JAERE) | Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization (JEBO) | Journal of Environmental Economics and Management (JEEM) | Journal of Policy Analysis and Management (JPAM) | National Science Foundation (NSF) | Resource and Energy Economics (REE) | Water Policy (WPOL) | Water Resources and Economics (WRE) | Water Resources Research (WRR) | Weather, Climate, and Society (WCS)


Intern: Earth Economics, Seattle, WA 2013 - present

Tutor/Mentor: Project NorthStar, Washington D.C. 2008

Tutor: Hillel Academy, Pittsburgh, PA 2004

Intern: Mayor’s Office, Jerusalem, Israel 2003