ABOUT ME

I am an economist with research interests in applied microeconomics, energy and resource economics, environmental economics, and policy analysis.

ACADEMIC POSITIONS

2018 — Present Associate Professor, Department of Economics, College of Charleston
2018 — Present Director, Honors Program in Business, School of Business, College of Charleston
2014 — 2018 Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, College of Charleston
2011 — 2014 Assistant Professor, Agricultural and Resource Economics, West Virginia University

EDUCATION

2011 Ph.D., University of Georgia
2007 M.A., University of Georgia
1999 B.A., College of Charleston, Magna Cum Laude

AWARDS AND HONORS

2017 Distinguished Faculty Research Award, School of Business, College of Charleston
2013 Ralph E. Powe Jr. Faculty Enhancement Award, Oak Ridge Associated Universities.
2011 Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges, Who’s Who Among Students.

CONTACT INFORMATION

J. Wesley Burnett, PhD
Department of Economics
College of Charleston
5 Liberty Street
413 Beatty Center
Charleston, SC 29401
843[dot]953[dot]0752
burnettjw[dot]cofc[dot]edu