Sills award

Erin Sills inducted into Research Leadership Academy and wins research award.

Erin, a Professor of Forestry and Environmental Resources in the College of Natural Resources and CEnREP Affiliate, has been inducted into the Research Leadership Academy and is the recipient of the 2016-2017 Alumni Association Outstanding Research Award.

The Research Leadership Academy is a faculty-driven epicenter for the development and implementation of best practices in the empowerment of research faculty at all levels at NC State.

Membership in the Academy is lifetime as long as the member is associated with NC State with a commitment of active service to the Academy for a minimum of three years. Members take an active role in promoting the research enterprise across campus by participating in activities such as seminars, research education programs, proposal reviews and site visit red teams.

Erin’s research interests focus on markets and payments for non-timber forest benefits, forest-based livelihoods and economic development, international forest policy and sustainable forest management, deforestation and land use in the tropics, economic assessment of invasive species policies, and program evaluation with matching methods and panel data.

Congratulations Erin!