Jarod Dunn is a GDPE PhD student via the department of agricultural and resource economics department here at CSU. He received his bachelor's degree in Finance from Texas State University, before pursuing an MS in environmental economics from Utah State University. His research has varied from the development of bioeconomic models to survey techniques for the valuation of environmental goods. He was an NSF scholar in 2014 and was part of a multidisciplinary team on biofuel development. His future interests include ecosystem services modeling and valuation as well as climate change accounting. His GDPE advisor is Dr. Ken Reardon.