advanced biofuel crops funded by the National Science Foundation. Her work has been published in Society and Natural Resources, Environment and Planning A, Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems, and Environmental Science and Policy. Dr. Selfa received her Ph.D. in development sociology from Cornell University.
Brent Sohngen is a professor in the Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics at Ohio State University. His research interest is in modeling land-use and land-cover change, economics of nonpoint source pollution, and valuing environmental change. Projects that he is working on include one on forests, economics, and global climate change, and the global timber market and forestry data project. Dr. Sohngen received his Ph.D. in natural resource and environmental economics from Yale University.
J. Andres Soria is an assistant professor of wood chemistry in the Department of Forest Sciences at the University of Alaska, Fairbanks. He also has an appointment with the School of Applied Environmental Science and Technology at the University of Alaska, Anchorage. He worked as a researcher and instructor at the University of Idaho from 2002 to 2005. Dr. Soria’s research involves utilizing waste and undervalued biomass to create products ranging from fuels, additives, and chemical feedstocks from Alaskan species. Dr. Soria also performs research on agricultural byproducts and wastes. He teaches courses in the area of energy and forest products. Dr. Soria’s honors include a 2005 Outstanding Graduate Student, Department of Forest Products, University of Idaho; a Stillinger Endowment recipient, University of Idaho, 2002-2005; and a Foster Fellowship recipient, University of Idaho, 2003-2005. He earned his Ph.D. in natural resources from the University of Idaho.