Brian Hurd

Water and natural resource economics

Brian Hurd is a Professor in the Department of Agricultural Economics and Agricultural Business at New Mexico State University, whose principle research examines the ways in which human systems and economies interact with water, land, and climatic resources. His courses in both water resource management and world food systems receive wide praise from students from across the university.

Prior to coming to NMSU, he was ten years in private consulting where he examined the socio-economic impacts from and adaptations to changes in climate and climate variability.

Originally from Colorado and an alum of CU Boulder, he earned MS and PhD degrees from UC Davis. This was followed by a year spent as a post-doctorate scholar at the University of New England in Armidale, New South Wales, where he continued his doctoral research on risk management and the economics of integrated pest management practices in large scale cotton systems.

Brian Hurd

Brian H. Hurd
Office Location: GT 350
Phone: 575-646-2674