Thursday, September 11, 2008
Monty Winner: Mark Thayer
Thayer teaches economics in the College of Arts and Letters.
In 2008, Mark Thayer received the Alumni Association Award for Outstanding Faculty Contributions for the College of Arts and Letters.
Thayer, an SDSU faculty member for 26 years, specializes in environmental, resource and energy economics with special expertise in determining the economic value that society places on environmental outcomes. He has extensive experience integrating environmental and energy related matters into decision making at the state and federal level and holds 30 years of experience in both university and government service.
Thayer has published numerous research articles in professional journals such as American Economic Review and the Journal of Political Economy. He is also a principal investigator on projects funded by entities such as the California Air Resources Board and California Energy Commission.
About the Faculty Montys
The outstanding faculty awards, also known as the Faculty Montys, have recognized distinguished faculty members since 1972. They are funded by the Alumni Association, and awarded twice annually, once to faculty and once to alumni.
For more information and view videos on the Faculty Monty recipients, click on the names below:
- Mark Thayer, Economics, College of Arts and Letters
- Alex De Noble, Management, College of Business Administration
- Caren Sax, Administration, Rehabilitation and Postsecondary Education, College of Education
- Karen May-Newman, Mechanical Engineering, College of Engineering
- Beverly Wulfeck, Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences, College of Health and Human Services
- Gregorio Ponce, Imperial Valley Campus
- Katalin Harkanyi, Reference Librarian, Library and Information Access
- David Dozier, Journalism and Media Studies, College of Professional Studies and Fine Arts
- Catherine Atkins, Associate Dean, College of Sciences
To read the original article on the Monty winners, click here