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School of Economic Sciences | WSU Chelsea Pardini


Washington State University (WSU), Pullman, WA, August 2015-Present

  • Ph.D. in Economics, expected Spring 2021.
    • Advisor: Dr. Ana Espínola-Arredondo
    • Committee Members: Dr. Félix Muñoz-García and Dr. Shanthi Manian
    • Fields of Study: Environmental & Natural Resource Economics and Agricultural Economics
  • M.S. in Applied Economics.

Eastern Washington University (EWU), Cheney, WA, January 2013-June 2015

  • B.A. in Economics with Mathematics, Spanish Minor.

Sierra College, Rocklin, CA, August 2011-December 2012

  • A.S. in Social and Behavioral Science.

Research Interests

  • Primary: Environmental & Natural Resource Economics, Environmental Justice, Political Economy
  • Secondary: Health Economics, Industrial Organization


Working Papers and Research in Progress

Conferences and Workshops

  • Accepted to present at the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists at the Southern Economic Association (AERE-SEA), November 2020
  • Accepted to present at the Agricultural and Applied Economic Association (AAEA) Annual Meeting, July 2020
  • Accepted to the Western Economic Association International (WEAI) Graduate Student Workshop, June 2020
  • Presented for the Western Social Science Association (WSSA) Virtual Conference, June 2020
  • Presented at the Fungicide Resistance Assessment, Mitigation, and Extension (FRAME) Network Annual Meeting, March 2020

Research Experience

  • Graduate Research Assistant for Dr. Ana Espínola-Arredondo, January 2019-Present
  • Graduate Research Assistant for Dr. Joe Cook, August 2017-May 2018
  • Undergraduate Research Assistant for Dr. Germán M. Izón, March 2015-August 2015

Teaching Experience

  • Lead Instructor, Managing the Global Environment (EconS 430, undergraduate and Master’s-level), Summer 2020
    • Evaluations Forthcoming
  • Lead Instructor, Managing the Global Environment (EconS 430, undergraduate and Master’s-level), Summer 2019
  • Co-Instructor/Teaching Assistant for Dr. Shanthi Manian, Economic Development (EconS 427, undergraduate and Master’s-level), Fall 2018
  • Online Instructor, Economics for Managers (EconS 404, undergraduate and Master’s-level), Summer 2018
  • Teaching Assistant for Dr. Alejandro Prera (EconS 101, undergraduate), August 2016-May 2017
  • Teaching Assistant for Dr. Germán M. Izón (several undergraduate courses), September 2014-June 2015

Related Experience

  • Graduate Assistant, worked for WSU Graduate School on the NSF-funded Pacific Northwest Circle of Success: Mentoring Opportunities in STEM, August 2015-May 2016
  • EWU Program Leading to University Success (PLUS) Groups Facilitator for Economics, April 2014-June 2014


  • Vice President for the School of Economic Sciences Graduate Student Association, August 2019-Present
  • WSU Graduate and Professional Student Association Senator, August 2018-April 2019
  • WSU Academic Affairs Committee Member September 2018-April 2019

Scholarships and Awards

  • Selected to participate in the WEAI Graduate Student Workshop 2020
  • EWU Board of Trustees Scholarship
  • EWU Frances B. Huston Award recipient
  • EWU Aretas & Kittiemae Dayton Scholarship recipient


  • Computer: Microsoft Office, LaTeX, STATA, R, Python, Mathematica
  • Languages: English (native), Spanish (basic)


Contact Info:

E-mail: Chelsea A. Pardini

Office Location:

323E Hulbert Hall
School of Economic Sciences
Washington State University
Pullman, WA 99164-6210