Dr. Fred Cubbage
Fred Cubbage is Professor, Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources, North Carolina State University. He has co-authored more than 1000 research papers (~450) and professional speeches (~550) on analysis of global timber investments, natural resource policy, market based conservation programs, sustainability certification, and agroforestry. He teaches natural resource policy and forest economics, and has advised more than 80 graduate students since 1982, and been a Co-PI on more than $10 million in research grants. He now is the Co-Director of the Southern Forest Assessment Consortium (SOFAC), which he founded in 1992.
Fred was a Service Forester in Kentucky for 2 years; a professor at Georgia for 10 years; an economist and Research Work Unit Project Leader with the Forest Service for 5 years; Department Head at NC State for 10 years; and now is a professor at NC State, for 14 more years. He received undergraduate and graduate degrees at Iowa State University and the University of Minnesota, respectively. Fred recently published a book on Natural Resource Policy with coauthors Jay O’Laughlin and Nils Peterson (2017), released by Waveland Press. He served as the President of the Society of American Foresters for 2017.