Thompson Rivers University

One of Canada’s most distinguished environmental economists visits TRU and the Department

March 25, 2013

Professor Wictor Adamowicz visited the Department of Economics at Thompson Rivers University. During the visit he presented his research entitled “The Economic analysis of threatened species conservation: the case of woodland caribou and oilsands development in Alberta” in the Environmental Science seminar series on March 21, 2013.  Professor Adamowicz is a member of the Department of Resource Economics and Environmental Sociology at the University of Alberta.  He is also currently the research director of the Alberta Land Institute.  The objective of the institute is the development and promotion of innovative land use policies.

Professor Adamowicz is one of Canada’s most distinguished environmental economists.  In 2007 he was elected to be a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada.  From 2001 to 2008 he was a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair, and was an Associate Dean (Research) from 2007 to 2009.  In 2011, the University of Alberta recognized Professor Adamowicz’s exemplary research, teaching, and citizenship by granting him the title Distinguished University Professor.

More information about Professor Adamowicz can be found at the University of Alberta website

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