Assistant Professor Forest Policy, Oregon State University
Mindy Crandall is an assistant professor of forest policy at Oregon State University. She holds a bachelors degree in Forest Management and a PhD in Applied Economics with a focus on forest resources. Her works is primarily focused on the interactions between forest management and industry and rural communities, with an emphasis on how state and federal level policies shape those relationships. She has worked at OSU since 2020 following five years in central Maine. She is a native of Otis, Oregon, a coast range town impacted by the Echo Mountain fire, one of the 2020 labor day fires that raged through the western part of the state.