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Mark W. Anderson

Office: 207 Winslow Hall

Phone: 207.581.3198

Email: mark_anderson@umit.maine.edu

Senior Instructor in Resource Economics and Policy Emeritus

Fellow in the George J. Mitchell Center for Sustainability Solutions

M.S. Agricultural & Resource Economics, University of Maine

A.B. Government, Bowdoin College

Research Areas

Recreation and Land Management; Ecological Economics; Higher Education Assessment; Values in Sustainability Science

Mark Anderson is a Senior Instructor Emeritus in the school; he was Coordinator of the undergraduate program in Ecology and Environmental Sciences for over twenty years.  He started his career at UMaine in 1980 and has served in various administrative positions, including Associate Director for Administration of the Maine Agricultural Experiment Station, Interim Vice President for Student Affairs, and Interim Chief Financial Officer.  He has been a full time member of the faculty since 2003.

His teaching includes an introductory course designed to meet the UMaine general education requirement in population and the environment, an introduction to resource and environmental economics and policy, environmental management, and the capstone course in the Ecology and Environmental sciences program.   He was chosen for the Outstanding Teaching Award for the College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture in 2008 and was chosen to be the 2015 Geddes W. Simpson Memorial Lecturer –October 5 2015 

His research in recent years includes work on the economics of land conservation and recreation management and research on the measurement of learning outcomes in higher education. He was a core faculty member in the Sustainability Solutions Initiative (SSI) and was the SSI Graduate Student Coordinator.  He was the UMaine respresentation to the Orono Bog Boardwalk management committee for 2012-2013.

Mark W. Anderson Vita January 2016

Mark Anderson’s SSI Web Page

Mark Anderson LinkedIn

Google Scholar Citations

Bangor Daily News Blog — Stirring the Pot

Recent Course Syllabi

Selected Publications & Presentations

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Entries in the Berkshire Encyclopedia of Sustainability (used by permission, Berkshire Publishing)

  • Anderson, Mark W. (2011). National Environmental Policy Act. In Klaus Bosselmann, Daniel Fogel, and J. B. Ruhl (Eds.), The Encyclopedia of Sustainability, Vol. 3: The Law and Politics of Sustainability, pp. 393 – 395. Great Barrington, MA: Berkshire Publishing.

  • Anderson, Mark W. (2012). NewEcologicalParadigm(NEP)Scale. In Daniel Fogel, Sarah Fredericks, Lisa Harrington, & Ian Spellerberg (Eds.), The Encyclopedia of Sustainability, Vol. 6: Measurements, Indicators, and Research Methods for Sustainability, pp. 260 – 262. Great Barrington, MA: Berkshire Publishing.

  • Anderson, Mark W. (2012). Economics, Steady State.  In Ian Spellerberg & Daniel Vasey (Eds.), The Encyclopedia of Sustainability, Vol. 10: The Future of Sustainability, pp. 78-85. Great Barrington, MA: Berkshire Publishing.

  • Anderson, Mark W. and Mario Teisl. (2012). Values. In Ian Spellerberg & Daniel Vasey (Eds.), The Encyclopedia of Sustainability, Vol. 10: The Future of Sustainability, pp.212-218. Great Barrington, MA: Berkshire Publishing.