Title: Economist, Educator
Location: Seattle, Washington, United States
Robert C. Lind, Economist and Educator, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in academia and politics.
Prof. Lind grew up during the Vietnam War and was influenced by the politics of the time to pursue a career that would explore his interests in academia and politics. With more than five decades of experience, Prof. Lind continues to bring his expertise and vast skill set to each of his endeavors. In his own academic pursuits, he first earned a Bachelor of Arts from Yale University in 1960. He continued his education at Stanford University, whereupon he graduated in 1966 with a PhD. In his recent endeavors, he co-founded and is the director of Compound Photonics and is the co-founder and partner of CEG North America.
Prof. Lind quickly leaped from behind the desk of a classroom to the front of the room; joining the University of Washington as an assistant professor of economics the same year he earned his doctorate degree. After a year here, he returned to his alma mater as an assistant professor of engineering and economic systems. He continued teaching at Stanford until 1974, and left the institution as an associate professor in business. From 1974 to 1999, Prof. Lind taught at Cornell University as a professor of management and public policy. In 1999, he retired with the professor emeritus title.
In addition to this work, Prof. Lind served as the President of the Washington Campus from 1979 to 1985. He also served are the director of the Sanford Institute for Public Policy Institute from 1969 to 1971. In 1982, he co-authored Discounting for Time and Risk in Energy. Throughout his career, he maintained professional affiliation with the American Law and Economic Association, the American Economic Association, the International Association of Energy Economics, the Yale Club of New York and the Cornell Club. He is the recipient of the Leavey Award from the Freedoms Foundation.
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