J. Keith Gilless

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J. Keith
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Gilless
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See the Bigger Picture. Make a Better World.
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J. Keith Gilless is Dean Emeritus of the Rausser College of Natural Resources at UC Berkeley, and holds a joint professorial appointment in Rausser College’s Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management and its Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics.

Gilless’s research program has encompassed issues in forest products trade and markets, regional economic analysis of resource-dependent communities, wildland fire protection planning, forestry decision support systems, and international development. He holds an appointment from California Governor Jerry Brown to the chair of the Board of Forestry and Fire Protection, where he leads the development of general forest policy for the state and represents the state’s interest in federal forestland. He is a recipient of Berkeley’s Distinguished Teaching Award, and the co-author of two textbooks on forest resource management and economics. He has previously held visiting professor and researcher appointments at Beijing Forestry University and the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis. Gilless earned his B.S. in Forestry from Michigan State University and a joint Ph.D. in Forestry and Agricultural Economics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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Primary title | Affiliation: 
Dean Emeritus
Rausser College of Natural Resources, UC Berkeley
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Professor of Forest Economics and Management
ESPM, UC Berkeley
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Climate Change and Agriculture
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The Economic Impact of Climate and Energy Policy on Public and Private Sectors
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Spatial Data Science for Professionals 2017
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Strategic Perspectives on Innovation in Agrifood Supply Chains: Profitability, Sustainability, and Global Change
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Beahrs Environmental Leadership Program 2016
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gilless@berkeley.edu
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