Deputy Programme Director (MSc Ecological Economics)/ Lecturer/ Researcher
Land Economy, Environment & Society
Environmental governance and management (water, soils & biodiversity)
My research focuses on the economics and governance of natural resources and includes work on the monetary and non-monetary valuation of natural resources, environmental governance and the application of experimental economics to explore individual and collective decisions in relation to natural resources. I use a mixed methods approach combining quantitative and qualitative methods and have conducted applied research in Scotland, Spain, Ethiopia, Mexico and Nicaragua.
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I am the Deputy Programme Director for the MSc in Ecological Economics (delivered collaboratively with the University of Edinburgh). The MSc in Ecological Economics seeks to understand the multi-dimensional nature of sustainability problems, and to understand the role that economic principles can play in moving towards a sustainable future.
Course organiser for Environmental Valuation
Contribute to lectures in ‘Foundations in Ecological Economics’ and ‘Field Methods’
I regularly supervise MSc dissertations within the field of Ecological Economics and Environmental Sustainability.
Deputy Programme Director
Address: Land Economy, Environment & Society, Scotland's Rural College (SRUC), Peter Wilson Building, Kings Buildings, West Mains Road, Edinburgh EH9 3JG
Telephone: 0131 535 4037