Dr. Caleb Stair
Instructional Assistant Professor
Dr. Caleb Stair is a lecturer working in the Food and Resource Economics department. His teaching interests include the ethics and philosophy of economics, applied economics related to wildlife, and regional economics. Dr. Stair is also a faculty affiliate of the Economic Impact Analysis program. His research interests include natural resource economics (specifically related to wildlife), regional economics, and spatial econometrics. His studies aim to inform policymakers about the impacts of events and policies related to wildlife management and natural resource use. His recent research focuses on the economic contributions of the American Alligator to Florida's economy.
Duties currently include teaching undergraduate courses in agribusiness finance; natural resource and agricultural ethics, and agricultural macroeconomics. I also supervise undergraduate research for students. My main responsibilities revolve around teaching with a focus on the creation of skills and knowledge that have an immediate impact for students after college. These include but are not limited to Excel and Word understanding, more persuasive writing, more persuasive debating, and regional economic methods. In addition to scholarship of teaching and learning my research focuses on wildlife and wildlife management and generates opportunities for our undergraduate and graduate students to showcase their abilities in the field.
Currently I Teach:
- AEB 3133
- AEB 3281
- AEB 4126
- Ph.D. Natural Resource Economics, West Virginia University, 2018
- M.S. Natural Resource Economics, West Virginia University, 2014
- B.S. Quantitative Economics, Frostburg State University, 2013