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About Bill

Bill Boggess is a professor and Senior Advisor at the College of Agricultural Sciences at Oregon State University. He served as President of the OSU Faculty Senate in 2006, as Interim Dean of the College of Agricultural Sciences from July 2008 to August 2009, and as Executive Associate Dean of the College of Agricultural Sciences until early 2020. Before moving to the Dean’s Office, he served 11 years as Head of the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics at OSU. Prior to joining OSU, Bill spent 16 years on the faculty at the University of Florida where he was involved in greater Everglades research. His research interests include interactions between agriculture and the environment and economic dimensions and indicators of ecosystem health.

Bill currently serves on the National Research Council’s Committee on Independent Scientific Review of Everglades Restoration Progress and was an inaugural Food System Leadership Institute Fellow. He previously served on the Oregon Governor’s Council of Economic Advisers, the State of Oregon Environment Report Science Panel, and was active in the design of the Oregon Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program. Bill has a Ph.D. in Economics from Iowa State University. An avid biker, Bill makes his home in Corvallis.