Dr. Catherine L Kling

Charles F. Curtiss Distinguished Professor in Agriculture and Life Sciences
President's Chair in Environmental Economics
Dr. Catherine Kling

Awards and Honors

  • National Academy of Sciences, elected 2015
  • Fellow: Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (AERE), elected 2015
  • Fellow: American Agricultural Economics Association (AAEA), elected 2006
  • University Fellow, Resources for the Future, 2015-2018
  • Committees of the National Academies of Engineering, Science, and Medicine:

            Water Science and Technology Board, chair, 2017-2020; member 2012-2017

            National Academies’ Report Review Committee, 2018-2020  

            Committee on Improving Data Collecting and Reporting about Agriculture with

             Increasingly Complex Farm Business Structure, chair 2016-18

  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Science Advisory Board:

                Executive Board, 2003-2010, member

                Agricultural Science Committee, 2016-2018, member

                      Environmental Economics Advisory Committee, 1998-2003, Chair, 2006- 2011

  • Association of Environmental and Resource Economists:

    President Elect, 2010, President 2011-2012, Outgoing President 2013

    Committee to Select Publication of Enduring Quality, Member, 2008-2010

                Vice President, 2002-2003,

                Board of Directors, 1996-98

  • Current Editorial Service:

    Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Editor

    Review of Environmental Economics and Policy, Board of Editors, 2015-2017

    Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Editorial Board, 2014-

    Annual Review of Resource Economics, Editorial Board, 2012-

    Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics, Editorial Council, 2010-

    Applied Economics Perspectives and Policy, Editorial Board, 2009-

    Land Economics, Editorial Board, 2001-

    Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Editorial Council, 2000 -

  • Research Awards:

                Bruce Gardner Memorial Prize for Applied Policy Analysis, Agricultural and Applied

                   Economics Association, 2012

                Outstanding Journal Article Award, Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2007

                College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Team Award, 2008

                First place and “Best of Show” award, EPA Science Forum Poster Competition,

                   Washington D.C., 2004

                American Agricultural Economics Association Poster Competition, 2006 2nd place award,

                   2005 2nd place award, 2004 2nd place award, and 2003 1st place award

                American Agricultural Economics Association, Quality of Research Discovery Award,

                   Honorable Mention, 2000 and 2001 

                Western Agricultural Economics Association Outstanding Published Research, 1998

  • American Agricultural Economics Association Quality of Research Discovery Award, Honorable Mention, 2000 and 2001
Area of Expertise: 
Environmental and Ecological Economics
Ph.D., University of Maryland, 1986
B.B.A., University of Iowa, 1981