Peter Boxall

Chair, Department of REES

Agricultural Life and Environmental Sciences

Resource Economics and Environmental Sociology

About Me

Job/Research Area

Environmental and Resource Economics

Former Program Leader, Linking Environment and Agriculture Research Network (LEARN), Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Dr. Boxall is a participant in the Land Reclamation International Graduate School (LRIGS) program sponsored by NSERC CREATE.

Adjunct Professor, School of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of Western Australia


  • 2013 - Outstanding Journal Article Award (Honorable Mention) in the Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics (with N.N. Zimmer and W.L. Adamowicz)
  • 2009 - Journal Article of Enduring Quality award by the Canadian Agricultural Economics Society (recognizes an article at least 10 years in circulation that has provided enduring quality to the profession)
  • 2009 - Best Paper Prize 2009 in the Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics (with W.L. Adamowicz and A. Moon)
  • 2005 - Killam Annual Professor
  • 2004 - Teaching Award of Merit, National Association of Colleges and Teachers in Agriculture (NACTA)
  • 2004 - McCalla Research Professorship
  • 2004 - Professor of the Year, Environmental and Conservation Program


Research Interests

  • Environmental valuation: the use of revealed and stated preference methods.
  • Understanding heterogeneity in preferences for environmental goods and services.
  • Development and analysis of environmental and conservation policy.
  • Incorporating amenity values in land management and resource allocation.
  • The study of recreation demand and supply.
  • Public involvement processes in natural resource management.
  • Human dimensions of fish and wildlife management issues.