Crandall, Mindy

Position Type: 
Job Title: 
Assistant Professor in Forest Policy
Forest Engineering, Resources & Management
Office Location: 

232 Peavy Forest Science Center (PFSC)

A.A., Native American Studies, Salish Kootenai College, 1994
B.S., Forest Management, OSU, 1998
M.S., Resource Economics, OSU, 2004
Ph.D., Applied Economics, OSU, 2014
Research Areas: 
  • Forest Policy Analysis and Economics
Research Interests: 
  • Forest Economics
  • Forest Policy, Private
  • Forest Policy, Public
  • Rural Development


Graduate Major Advisor
Courses Taught: 
  • FOR 460
    Forest Policy
  • FOR 562/462
    Natural Resource Policy & Law
Selected Publications: 
  1. Crandall, M.S., K.L. Costanza, J.M. Zukswert, L.S. Kenefic, and J.E. Leahy. 2020. An adaptive and evidence-based approach to building and sustaining gender diversity within a university forestry education program: A case study of SWIFT. Journal of Forestry 118(2): 193-204. DOI: 10.1093/jofore/jfz072.
  2. *Bernsen, N.R., M.S. Crandall, and J.E. Leahy. 2020. An assessment of workforce supply and readiness in the Maine forest products industry. Forest Products Journal 70(1): 22-27.
  3. Casson, N.J., A.R. Contosta, E.A. Burakowski, J.L. Campbell, M.S. Crandall, I.F. Creed, M.C. Eimers, S. Garlick, D.A. Lutz, M.Q. Morison, A.T. Morzillo, and S.J. Nelson. 2019. Winter weather whiplash: impacts of meteorological events misaligned with natural and human systems in seasonally snow-covered regions. Earth’s Future 7, 1434-1450. DOI:10.1029/2019EF001224
  4. Adams, D., G.S. Latta, M.S. Crandall, and I.G. Guerrero. 2019. The Importance of Incorporating Intertemporal and Spatial Log Market Dynamics in Projections of Residue-based Biomass Supply for Liquid Biofuel Production in Western Oregon and Washington, USA. Forest Economics and Policy 106:101957, DOI:10.1016/j.forpol.2019.101957.
  5. Munroe, D.K., M.S. Crandall, C. Colocousis, K.P. Bell, and A.T. Morzillo. 2019. Reciprocal relationships between forest management and regional landscape structures: applying concepts from land system science to private forest management. Journal of Land Use Science. DOI: 10.1080/1747423X.2019.1607914.
  6. Costanza, K.K.L., M.S. Crandall, R.W. Rice, W.H. Livingston, I.A. Munck, and K. Lombard. 2019. Economic implications of a native tree disease, Caliciopsis canker, on northeastern USA's white pine (Pinus strobus) lumber industry. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 49(5): 521-530.
  7. Reimer, J.J. and M.S. Crandall. 2018. Awaiting Takeoff: New Aviation Fuels from Farms and Forests. Choices: the Magazine of Food, Farm, and Resource Issues 33(1, 1st Quarter 2018): 1-6.