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The Faculty Board consists of faculty within the Departments of Agricultural Economics; Forestry, Wildlife and Fisheries; and Civil and Environmental Engineering, who conduct the basic research and outreach efforts of the Center. Members of the Faculty Board are responsible for allocating the Center’s resources, conducting the primary research efforts of the Center, working with the Advisory Board to identify Center priorities, and assisting in other Center activities as needed.

Dr. Seong-Hoon Cho is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Agricultural Economics at The University of Tennessee. Dr. Cho joined the Department of Agricultural Economics on July, 2004. Before joining the UT, he had been working as a Post-Doctoral Associate for Coweeta Long Term Ecological Research between October 2001 and June 2004, conducting economic research of land development in the Southern Appalachian region. His research interest is in the area of natural resource and environmental economics focusing on application of spatial econometrics and land economics.

Dr. Christopher D. Clark
is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Agricultural Economics. His research and teaching programs focus on environmental and natural resource economics and law. Dr. Clark previously held a faculty appointment at the University of South Alabama. Dr. Clark received a PhD in Economics from Vanderbilt University in 2001 and a J.D. from Tulane University in 1989.

Dr. J. Mark Fly

Dr. David Ostermeier

Dr. William Park

Dr. John Schwartz, PhD, PE is an assistant professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. His research and teaching programs are the area of water resources engineering. Dr. Schwartz received his PhD in Environmental Engineering from the University of Illinois – Urbana in 2002. Other degrees include: a MS in Fisheries Science from Oregon State University in 1990, and a BS in Civil Engineering from the University of Missouri-Columbia in 1982. His research interest involves improving our understandings how watersheds and riverine systems response to land use disturbances and other environmental impacts in order to improve management and stewardship of water resources. Specifically, his interest involves integration of ecological information with water resource/quality models to assess impacts and guide planning and rehabilitation efforts.



Seong-Hoon Cho

Christopher Clark

Mark Fly

David Ostermeier

William Park

John Schwartz

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