June 24, 2021
Vic Adamowicz is the Vice Dean in the Faculty of Agricultural, Life & Environmental Sciences, and a Distinguished University Professor in the Department of Resource Economics and Environmental Sociology, Faculty of Agricultural, Life & Environmental Sciences, at the University of Alberta. He obtained his B.Sc. and M.Sc. from the University of Alberta (1981, 1983) and his PhD from the University of Minnesota in 1988.
His research has focused on the economic evaluation of environmental amenities and ecosystem services and the incorporation of environmental values into economic analysis ― with applications to outdoor recreation, health, water quality, air quality, endangered species, forests, and agriculture. His research also involves the analysis of economic choice behavior with applications to food demand, recreation, and environmental quality.
Dr. Adamowicz is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, Academy II – Social Sciences (awarded in 2007). He became a Fellow of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists in 2019, and a Fellow of the Canadian Agricultural Economics Society in 2011. He was awarded the Canadian Institute of Forestry’s Canadian Forestry Scientific Achievement Award in October 2004.