PhD, Resource & Environmental Economics, Oregon State University
Dr. Seong-Hoon Cho is Professor at the Department of Agricultural &
Resource Economics, University of Tennessee. He is a natural resource and environmental economist who focuses on issues at the intersection of ecology and economics and include the impacts of land use and land management on the provision and value of ecosystem services, analysis of rural-urban interdependency and spatial variation in economic development, and environmental regulation.
Dr. Cho has actively collaborated with public agencies (e.g., EPA, NSF, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and USDA) and nongovernmental organizations (e.g., Lincoln Institute of Land Policy and The Nature Conservancy). He was a recipient of OECD Co-operative Research Programme Fellowship, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Fellowship, and David C. Lincoln Fellowship. He has been serving as a leading principal investigator for USDA’s Agriculture Food Research Initiative project titled, “Developing a Cost-Effective Payment System for Forest Carbon Sequestration”. You can find more about Dr. Cho and his research here.
Department of Agriculture & Resource Economics
The University of Tennessee
314D Morgan Hall
Knoxville, Tennessee 37996-4518
Phone: (865) 974-7408
Fax: (865) 974-9492