J. Keith Gilless

Dean of College, Professor


Research Interests

Forest economics and management, wildfire protection planning

Research Description

My research uses economic analysis and operations research modeling techniques to address forest resource management issues such as: forest products market forecasting, analysis of resource-dependent local economies, the role of forestry in international development, forest harvest scheduling, protected area management, non-market valuation, the impact of climate change on fire control, structure survival in large urban-wildland fires, and wildland fire protection planning.

Read more on my webpage.

Contact Information

Email: gilless@berkeley.edu

Office: 101 Giannini Hall

Office Phone: 510-642-7171

Fax: 510-642-4612


Office Hours

By Appointment

Research Group(s)

Mailing Address

Dept of Environmental Science, Policy, & Management
UC Berkeley
130 Mulford Hall #3114
Berkeley, CA 94720