Associate Professor, Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources, University of Vermont Managing Director, Gund Institute for Ecological Economics, University of Vermont
Gund Institute for Ecological Economics 617 Main Street University of Vermont Burlington, VT 05405
Jon Erickson is Associate Professor at the Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources and the campus-wide environmental studies program, and Managing Director of the Gund Institute for Ecological Economics at the University of Vermont. He teaches both undergraduate and graduate courses in ecological economics (EE); leads an international service-learning program in the Dominican Republic focused on human rights and health in migrant communities; co-supervises a graduate certificate program in EE; participates in the ongoing development of online EE teaching resources; and leads a research program on both the theoretical development of EE and applied work on human and ecosystem health, rural livelihoods, regional sustainable development, land and biodiversity conservation, watershed planning, forest management, climate change policy, and renewable energy technology. He has published extensively on these topics in journals such as Science, Ecological Economics, Land Economics, Climatic Change, Bioscience, Energy Policy, and Landscape and Urban Planning. Dr. Erickson’s work on problem-based learning in EE was published with Josh Farley and Herman Daly in a workbook with Island Press (2005), and recognized by Vermont’s inaugural service-learning award. His most recent co-edited book on The Great Conservation Experiment: Voices from the Adirondack Park was published by Syracuse University Press in July 2009. He is also president-elect of the U.S. Society for Ecological Economics, past president of the Adirondack Research Consortium (ARC), past board member and treasurer of the International Society for Ecological Economics, and currently serves as board member of the ARC, trustee of the Conservation and Research Foundation, executive editor of the Adirondack Journal of Environmental Studies, and editorial board member of Environmental Policy and Governance and Ecological Economics Reviews.
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