Center for Rebuilding Sustainable Communities after Disasters

at the University of Massachusetts Boston

Maps & Directions

Faculty & Staff

Jennifer Janisch Clifford, PhD

  • Lecturer II in Economics, College of Liberal Arts, University of Massachusetts Boston Lecturer EEOS, Lecturer Asian Studies
  • Telephone: 617.287.6950
  • Fax: 781.729.2273
  • Office Location: Wheatley Hall-04-144-37

Areas of Expertise

Environmental Economics, Food and Water Resources, Economic Valuation and Economic Incentives.


PhD, Economics, Northeastern University
MS, Economic Policy & Planning, Northeastern University
BS, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Professional Publications & Contributions

Additional Information

Jennifer Janisch Clifford, Ph.D. is a Lecturer II in Economics, College of Liberal Arts at the University of Massachusetts Boston. She teaches semester-long courses in environmental economics, natural resources, environmental policy, and economic theory. She is an environmental and natural resource economist specializing in economic valuation, resource conservation, and incentive instruments. An economic consultant on environmental conservation projects, Jennifer has worked on several water projects, including coastal zone and coral reef protection. Currently, she is an affiliate instructor at CRSCAD.