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Sam Collie

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PhD Student

Bren Hall 3007

scollie@bren.ucsb.edu

Education
MS, Agricultural and Resource Economics, Colorado State University
BA, Economics and Political Science, University of Rhode Island

Bio
Sam Collie graduated from the University of Rhode Island in 2011 with a double major in Economics and Political science. Thereafter, he traveled and apprenticed as an organic vegetable farmer in coastal Maine. Those interests led him to Colorado State University, where he completed a master’s degree in Agricultural and Resource Economics in 2015. Sam Collie's research projects have pertained to common property ownership of groundwater resources. More recently he has developed an interest in forest fire economics, and the management of wilderness.

Year Admitted
2015

Research Areas
Agriculture and natural-resource economics; wilderness management

Faculty Advisor
Christopher Costello