Sam Evans, PhD

Science Advisor

Environmental Science & Policy

Dr. Sam Evans is a Science Advisor for climate change economics and climate policy.

Background & Bio

Dr. Sam Evans​ is an environmental and natural resource economist who specializes in the economics of climate change and the design of climate policy. He is an expert in computable general equilibrium modeling of climate and energy policies, and has worked extensively on evaluating the impacts of California’s and China’s long term decarbonization strategies.

Dr. Evans is currently a postdoc in the Environmental Science, Policy, and Management (ESPM) Department at UC, Berkeley and an adjunct professor in the Lokey School of Business and Public Policy at Mills College in Oakland. Before going to Berkeley, Dr. Evans received his Ph.D in agricultural and resource economics from Colorado State University where he was a NSF IGERT fellow in multidisciplinary approaches to sustainable bioenergy.


PhD, Agricultural and Resource Economics

Colorado State University

BA, Economics

Grinnell College