Trudy Ann Cameron occupies the Raymond F. Mikesell Chair in Environmental and Resource Economics at the University of Oregon. She is also a member of the Executive Committee of the University of Oregon’s Program in Environmental Studies. Professor Cameron joined the University of Oregon faculty in December of 2001, having been previously an Assistant, Associate, and Full Professor of Economics at UCLA between 1985 and 2001.
Professor Cameron has served as president of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (AERE) during 2007 and 2008 and as past-president during 2008 and 2009. She has previously been a member of the Board of Directors and vice-president of the organization.
In the past, Professor Cameron has served on the Board of Directors for the Society for Benefit-Cost Analysis. She has been an Associate Editor for the Journal of Environmental Economics and Management and the American Journal of Agricultural Economics. She has also served on the Editorial Boards of the Review of Environmental Economics and Policy and the Journal of Benefit-Cost Analysis, and as an Advisory Editor for the Journal of Risk and Uncertainty.
Professor Cameron in currently in her final year of three consecutive three-year appointments to the Board of Directors of Resources for the Future. She has recently been elected to the Board of Directors for the Western Economic Association International.
In addition to her academic appointment, Professor Cameron has served in a policy advising capacity on the Science Advisory Board of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, both on the Environmental Economics Advisory Committee and as chair of the of the U.S. EPA’s Advisory Council on Clean Air Compliance Analysis. (The “Council” is a committee of the Agency’s Science Advisory Board that monitors the EPA’s congressionally mandated benefit-cost analysis of the Clean Air Act.)
PhD in Economics, 1982
BA (Hons) in Economics, 1977
University of British Columbia
Research to assess support for internal carbon pricing programs with different attributes
Measuring people’s willingness to pay for environmental health risk reductions
During the 2017-2018 academic year, I am scheduled to teach the following courses at the University of Oregon: