Hayley Hesseln

Associate Professor, School of Environment and Sustainability
Associate Professor, Department of Bioresource Policy, Business, and Economics, College of Agriculture and Bioresources

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  • Doctor of Philosophy in Forestry Economics, Colorado State University
  • Bachelor of Commerce in Economics, University of Saskatchewan

Research Interests

Environmental and resource economics; forestry economics

Hesseln has a PhD from Colorado State University in Forest Economics and currently is an associate professor at the University of Saskatchewan. She recently finished a term as Dean, Undergraduate Studies University of the Arctic. She teaches land and environmental economics and conducts research on forestry, forest fires, the bioeconomy, northern economic development and property rights. Hesseln also conducts applied research in the resource sector including socio-economic analyses for the oil and gas, mining and forest industries. Current research interests include the effects of change on the boreal forest, co-operative models to engage in the bio-economy, property rights regimes associated with natural resources in the North, and wildland fire.