Lea Fortmann

Lea Fortmann

Associate Professor, Economics

Lea Fortmann’s teaching and research interests focus on environmental economics and international sustainable development. Prior to completing her PhD in the Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics (AEDE) department at Ohio State, she received her MPA at the Evans School of Public Affairs with a focus on environmental policy. Her previous research experience includes examining the impact of improved water sources on household time-use in rural Ethiopia and the effectiveness of community forest concessions on reducing deforestation in the Maya Biosphere Reserve in Guatemala. She also served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Zambia from 03’-05’ where she focused on rural aquaculture development.

Education
BA Gonzaga University 2003
MPA University of Washington 2007
Ph.D Ohio State University Columbus 2014
Classes
Introduction to Econometrics ECON 284-A 2234
Climate Change: Econ & Policy ECON 327-A 2234
Race, Gender, and Poverty SSI2 197-A 2234

Contact Information

McIntyre 213I