US Forest Service Research & Development
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  • US Forest Service Research & Development
  • 1400 Independence Ave., SW
  • Washington, D.C. 20250-0003
  • 800-832-1355
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Guy Robertson

201 14th Street SW, 2Cen
Washington, DC 20250
Phone: 703-605-1071
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Current Research

Broadscale ecosystem assessment.  Application of Criteria and Indicators (C&I) for forest sustainability. Economic impact analysis associated with forest management and policy.

Past Research

Economic dynamics of small, forest-dependent communities.  Wood products production and trade.


  • College of Forest Resources, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, PhD in Forest Economics Small area economic dynamics, econometrics. Dissertation on employment impacts in small, forest-dependent communities of S.E. Alaska., 1999
  • Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, MA in International Studies Japan area studies. Thesis on domestic forestry in Japan., 1991
  • Carleton College, Northfield, MN, BA in Philosophy Philosophy, 1983

Professional Experience

  • National Sustainability Program Leader, USDA Forest Service, Research and Development, Washington Office
    2007 - Current
  • Assistant Director, USDA Forest Service, Strategic Planing and Resource Assessment, Washington Office
    2006 - 2007
  • Policy Analyst, USDA Forest Service, Policy Analysis, Washington Office
    2003 - 2006
  • Regional Economist, USDA Forest Service, Alaska Region, Juneau, AK
    2001 - 2003
  • Post Doc (economics), USDA Forest Service, PNW Research Station, Juneau, AK
    1999 - 2001

Last updated on : 12/11/2014