David Sunding is the Thomas J. Graff Professor in the College of Natural Resources at UC Berkeley. From 2013 to 2019, he served as the chair of Berkeley’s Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics.
His research concerns environmental economics, natural resources, agricultural economics, applied econometrics, and law and economics. He has won numerous research awards, including grants from the National Science Foundation, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Departments of the Interior and Agriculture, and private foundations. He teaches courses in microeconomic theory, natural resource economics, water resources, and law and economics in Berkeley’s Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics and School of Law.