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Selected Interviews / Press:
Invited Presentations:
  • "Economics for the Anthropocene," Distinguished Lecture Series, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, Feb. 10, 2014.
  • "Climate Change in Vermont," A Call to Action Public Forum, Courageous Conversations through Art, Catamount Arts, St. Johnsbury, VT, Jan. 9, 2014.
  • "Addressing Climate Impacts and Opportunities on Working Lands," Summit on the Future of Vermont's Working Landscape, Vermont Council on Rural Development, Randolph, VT, Dec. 17, 2013.
  • "Building a Vermont Forest Research Network," Keynote, 2013 Vermont Monitoring Cooperative Meeting, University of Vermont, Dec. 12, 2013.
  • "Bold is Beautiful: Metrics and Milestones for Charting Progress in the Genuine Economy," Keynote, Annual Meeting of the Addison County Economic Development Corporation, Dec. 5, 2013.
  • "The Dogma of Ecological Economics," Closing Plenary, 2013 Biennial Conference, Canadian Society for Ecological Economics, York University, Toronto, Nov. 2, 2013.
  • "Beyond GDP: Measuring and Moving Towards Genuine Economic Progress," Economic Analysis and Research Network (EARN) 2013 Conference, Philadelphia, PA, Oct. 8, 2013.
  • "Achieving Genuine Progress: Vermont's Opportunity for Community Growth," Rutland Regional Planning Commission, Rutland, VT, June 27, 2013.
  • "Vermont Genuine Progress Indicator," GPI in the States Summit, Baltimore, MD, June 14, 2013.
  • "Towards an Economics of Shared Prosperity in a Finite World," Great Lakes Beaming Bioneers Speaker Series, McHenry County College, Jan. 22, 2013.
  • "Vermont Genuine Progress Indicator," Fall Meeting, Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility, Mt. Snow, VT, Nov. 14, 2012.
  • "Lake Champlain Integrated Assessment Model," Vermont EPSCoR Annual Conference, Burlington, VT, Aug. 15, 2012.
  • "Prosperity without Growth," McKinsey Alpine University, Kitzbuhel, Austria, June 16, 2012.
  • "Essential Elements of Synthesis for Education: Social Science Approaches," Socio-Environmental Synthesis Education: Goals, Resources and Tools, National Social-Environmental Synthesis Center, Annapolis, MD, June 4, 2012.
  • "Towards an Economics of Shared Prosperity in a Finite World," Elder Education Enrichment Series, South Burlington, VT, May 4, 2012.
  • "Accounting for Natural Capital," 3rd Annual Massachusetts Sustainable Economy Conference, Federal Reserve of Boston, Apr. 30, 2012.
  • "Toward a Consilient Economics," Socio-Ecological Economics Workshop, Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration, Vienna, Austria, Mar. 16-17, 2012.
  • "The HALI Project: Health for Animals and Livelihood Improvement," Gund Tea Seminar Series, Gund Institute for Ecological Economics, University of Vermont, Mar. 9, 2012.
  • "Sustainability Education for the YouTube Generation," Annual Spring Seminar Series, Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources, University of Vermont, Mar. 8, 2012.
  • Modeling Ecosystem Services with ARIES," w/ Brian Voigt, Modeling and Managing Watersheds Workshop and Technical Training, Kigali, Rwanda, Sep. 15-16, 2011.
  • "Pastoralism and the Commons in a Changing Climate: the Case of the Ruaha Landscape in Tanzania," Sokoine University of Agriculture, Morogoro, Tanzania, May 13, 2011.
  • One Health: Cross-Sectoral Development at the Global Health and Food Systems Interface," Gulu University, Gulu, Uganda, Apr. 20, 2011.
  • "Economics after the Great Recession: towards a Genuine Development Model," Gulu University, Gulu, Uganda, Apr. 20, 2011.
  • "Feasible Recipes or Viable Technologies? Energy Development in a Full World," Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda, Apr. 18, 2011.
  • "How to Fit a Square Peg into a Round Hole: Human Nature, Thermodynamics, and an Economics for the Century of the Environment," Thomas P. Johnson Visiting Scholar, Rollins College, Winter Park, FL, Nov. 15, 2010.
  • "Genuine Development of the Icelandic Economy," Coastal and Marine Management Program, University Centre of the Westfjords, Ã￾safjörður, Iceland, Oct. 26, 2010 (via Skype).
  • "Ecological Economics for the Century of the Environment," Michigan State University, Oct. 18, 2010.
  • "Genuine Development of the Icelandic Economy," Annual Meeting of the Icelandic Society of Environmental Scientists, Reykjavik, Iceland, Sep. 25, 2010.
  • Keynote Address, "Economics, Environment, and the Lake Champlain Basin," Lake Champlain 2010 Conference: Our Lake, Our Future, June 8, 2010. [Slides]
  • "Ecological Economics 101," Vermont Chamber of Commerce Webinar Series, March 31, 2010 [Recorded Webinar].
  • Keynote Address, "Human Nature, Thermodynamics, and an Economics for the Century of the Environment," 14th Annual Spring Symposium, Center for Environmental Studies, Western State College, March 24, 2010.
  • “The Great Experiment in Conservation: Voices from the Adirondacks"
    • Michigan State University (via Skype), January 26, 2012.
    • Adirondack Park Visitor Interpretative Center, Newcomb, NY, August 12, 2010 (with W. Porter).
    • Love the Lake Series, Lake Champlain Basin Program, Grand Isle, VT, March 18, 2010 (with R. Whaley).
    • University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland, September 21, 2009.
    • The Wild Center – Natural History Museum of the Adirondacks, Tupper Lake, NY, August, 21, 2009 (with W. Porter and R. Whaley).
  • “One Health: Bioregulation of Zoonotic Disease at the Human-Livestock-Wildlife Interface,” College of Medicine, University of Vermont, November 19, 2009.
  • “Capturing the Value of Ecosystem Services,” Environmental Monitoring, Evaluation, and Protection in New York: Linking Science and Policy, New York State Energy Research and Development Authority, October 14-15, 2009 [Slides].
  • “Bioregulation of Disease at the Landscape Scale,” International Livestock Research Institute, Nairobi, Kenya, June 15, 2009.
  • Panelist, “Ecological Economics – Staying the Course, or Course Correction?” Closing Panel, 5th Biennial Meeting of the U.S. Society for Ecological Economics, Washington, DC, Jun. 3, 2009 [Slides & Voice Recording].
  • Panelist, “Voices of the Adirondacks Symposium,” 16th Annual Conference on the Adirondacks, Lake Placid, NY, May 20-21, 2009.
  • “An Ecological Economics for a Sustainable Energy Future,” Energy Symposium, Champlain College, Lennoxville, Canada, Mar. 31, 2009.
  • “It’s the Economics, Stupid,” Forestry Seminar, held jointly with the School of Forest Resources and School of Economics, University of Maine, Orono, ME, Nov. 14, 2008.
  • “Toward Genuine Development: Issues and Options for the Post-Washington Consensus,” Ecological Economics Seminar, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, Mar. 3, 2008.
  • “Batey Libertad: Service-Learning in Haitian Migrant Communities,” Alternative Spring Break to Dominican Republic, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, Feb. 14, 2008.
  • Panelist, “Society and Culture Related to the Lake,” Lake Champlain: Our Lake, Our Future, Burlington, VT, Jan. 9, 2008.
  • “Poverty Reduction and Ecological Resilience through Genuine Development,” Department of International Environment and Development Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Ã…s, Norway, Apr. 10, 2007.
  • “The Nature of Resources, and the Resources of Nature: Framing an Ecological Economics Approach to Problem-Solving,” Norwegian Agricultural Economics Research Institute, Oslo, Norway, Aug. 9, 2007.
  • “An Ecological Economics Capital Stock Approach to Quality of Life Assessment in Burlington, Vermont, USA,” Norwegian Agricultural Economics Research Institute, Oslo, Norway, Aug. 8, 2007.
  • “Naturaleza Humana, Termodinámica, y una Economía para el Siglo del Ambiente,” Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra, Santiago, Dominican Republic, Apr. 9, 2007.
  • "How to Fit a Square Peg into a Round Hole: Human Nature, Thermodynamics, and an Economics for the Century of the Environment," State University of New York at New Paltz, October 26, 2006.
  • "Ecosystem Health and the Wildlife Professional," Envirovet Summer Institute, White Oak Conservation Center, Yulee, FL, June 20, 2006.
  • "Biodiversity – What is it and why is it important," Biodiversity Conservation in Agriculture Symposium, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, May 31, 2006.
  • "The Nature of Resources, and the Resources of Nature: an Ecological Economics Framework for Managing the Sears Island Ecosystem," Keynote Address, Sears Island Symposium: Are There Costs to Not Preserving Sears Island? Belfast, Maine, Nov. 5, 2005.
  • "The Economics of Ecosystem Health," Envirovet Summer Institute, White Oak Conservation Center, Yulee, FL, June 21, 2005.
  • "Grassroot Soccer: Sports in HIV/AIDS Education and Social Change," with P. Erickson, Batey Relief Alliance 3rd International Conference - HIV/AIDS in the Dominican Republic and Haiti - a Bilateral Challenge, Columbia University, New York, NY, April 30, 2005.
  • "Participatory Decision-Making at Bioregional Scales: Thoughts on Decision Structure, Group Process, and Bottom-Up Politics," Leeds University, Leeds, UK, April 21, 2005.
  • "An Ecological Economics for a Sustainable Earth," Great Works Symposium: A Sustainable Earth, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, Dec. 9, 2004
  • "An Ecological Economist and a Conservation Biologist walk into a bar . . . have you heard this one?" Conservation Biology Seminar, Field Naturalist & Ecological Planning Programs, UVM, Burlington, VT, Nov. 18, 2004.
  • "I have seen the enemy, and he is an economist: economic lessons for the ecologically literate," Conservation Biology Seminar Series, University of Missouri, Columbus, MO, April 15, 2004. [PPT Slides]
  • "Measuring Quality of Life in Vermont," w/ R. Costanza, Research-in-Progress Seminar Series, Center for Research on Vermont, UVM, Burlington, VT, March 8, 2004. [PPT Slides]
  • "Problem-Based Learning in Ecological Economics," Annual Seminar in Ecological Economics, Department of Economics, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Feb. 9, 2004. [PPT Slides]
  • "Economic Policy Instruments for Environmental Management and Sustainable Development," Workshop on Economic Instruments in Environmental Management, United Nations Development Program, Port of Spain, Trinidad, Oct. 23, 2003.
  • "We Paved Paradise and Put Up a Parking Lot: Economic, Social, and Ecological Implications of Incremental Choice," Research Experience for Undergraduates Program, National Science Foundation, Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY, July 1, 2003. [PPT Slides]
  • "Ecological Economics as the Guiding Paradigm for Creating a Sustainable and Desireable Future," School of Natural Resources Spring Seminar Series, University of Vermont, April 24, 2003. [PPT Slides]
  • "Participatory Scenario Analysis in a Spatial Social Accounting Framework: Applications in Watershed Planning," Environmental Research Group Seminar Series, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, Oct. 3, 2002.
  • "The Dominance of Economics in Environmental Decision-Making; or Why Principles of Ecology is an Elective, and Principles of Economics is Mandatory," Adaptive Peaks Seminar Series, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, Syracuse, NY, Nov. 15, 2001.
  • "From Economy to Ecology: Modeling and Measuring the Socio-Ecological Dynamics of Land-Use Change," UFZ Centre for Environmental Research, Leipzig, Germany, Apr. 25, 2001.
  • "Resource Use, Institutions, and Sustainability," Applied Economics and Economic Policy Workshop, Binghamton University, Sep. 20, 2000.
  • "Climate Economics and the Policy Response: Rigor to Mortis," Contemporary Economic Issues Seminar Series, Department of Economics, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Mar. 8, 2000.
  • "Decisions in the Greenhouse: the Science vs. Economics of Climate Change Policy," Department of Economics Seminar Series, Skidmore College, Dec. 8, 1999.
  • "The Economics of Poverty Elimination," From Extreme Poverty to Sustainable Livelihoods, A Rockefeller Foundation Seminar, Bellagio, Italy, Sep. 20-24, 1999. [PPT Slides]
  • "A Park Called Home: Perspectives on the Changing Structure of the Adirondack Economy," The Fate of the Adirondacks: An Environmental Workshop for Students and Educators, Colgate University, Hamilton, NY, Mar. 27, 1999.
  • "An Adirondack Story: Explorations of the Economy-Ecology Interface," Environmental Studies Seminar Series, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY, Mar. 10, 1999.
Selected Conference Papers:
  • "A New Vision for Ecological Economics," 7th Biennial Conference of the U.S. Society for Ecological Economics, Burlington, VT, June 9-12, 2013.
  • "Towards Genuine Progress in the Vermont Economy," 2012 Slow Living Summit, Brattleboro, VT, May 30 - June 1, 2012.
  • "Modeling Hydrological Services in Shade Grown Coffee Systems: Case Study of the Pico Duarte Region of the Dominican Republic," with L. Gross, N. Agosto Filion, K. Bagstad, B. Voigt, and G. Johnson, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Dec. 13-17, 2010.
  • "Forest Management Tradeoffs Under Uncertainty," Invited Speaker, Northeastern Ecosystem Research Conference, Saratoga Springs, NY, Nov. 8-10, 2010.
  • "Measuring Genuine Economic Progress in Iceland," with B. Davidsdottir, 11th Biennial Conference of the International Society for Ecological Economics, Oldenburg, Germany, Aug. 22-25, 2010.
  • “The One Health Approach: Identifying Solutions to Complex Problems at the Human-Livestock-Wildlife Interface,” with R. Kazwala, End of Program Conference, Global Livestock Collaborative Research Support Program, U.S. Agency for International Development, Lake Naivasha, Kenya, Jun. 16-19, 2009. [Slides & Voice Recording]
  • "Grassroot Soccer: Using Sport for Health Education and Social Change," with J. DeCelles, Third Biennial Meeting of the U.S. Society for Ecological Economics, Tacoma, WA, July 20-23, 2005.
  • "An Ecological Economics Capital Stock Approach to Quality of Life Assessment in Burlington, Vermont, USA," with J. Kelly and Fall 2003 Ecological Economics class, Sustainable Communities 2004, Burlington, VT, July 14-18, 2004. [PPT Slides]
  • "Problem-Based Learning in Ecological Economics," with J. Farley, 8th Biennial Conference of the International Society for Ecological Economics, Montreal, Canada, July 11-14, 2004. [PPT Slides]
  • "Private Owners, Public Values: Citizen Participation in Designing Sustainable Forest Management," with C. Hermans, J. Bouton, R. Howarth, A. Sheldon, and M. Wilson, 8th Biennial Conference of the International Society for Ecological Economics, Montreal, Canada, July 11-14, 2004. [PPT Slides]
  • "Breaking the Back of Cumulative Causation: Policies in Light of the Failures of Growth Theory," with B. Fisher (presenter), 8th Biennial Conference of the International Society for Ecological Economics, Montreal, Canada, July 11-14, 2004. [PPT Slides]
  • "Multicriteria Decision-Making in Watershed-Level Environmental Management," with C. Hermans (presenter), 8th Biennial Conference of the International Society for Ecological Economics, Montreal, Canada, July 11-14, 2004.
  • "An Application of Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis to a Complex Political Decision-Making Process in the Northern Forest, USA," with G. Cox (presenter), 8th Biennial Conference of the International Society for Ecological Economics, Montreal, Canada, July 11-14, 2004.





















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