I am an environmental economist and scientist with a background in agronomy, climate science, remote sensing and machine learning.


I am currently a postdoctoral fellow jointly at the Harvard Data Science Initiative and the Center for the Environment. I received my PhD in Agriculture and Resource Economics from UC Berkeley in 2019.

I will be joining the Food and Resource Economics Faculty at the University of British Columbia in July 2023. If you are interested in joining my research group at UBC please reach out to me at jproctor1@fas.harvard.edu.

I develop and apply new methods to empirically estimate anthropogenic impacts on climate and, in turn, on global socio-environmental systems. I'm particularly fascinated by how light, water and temperature jointly determine crop growth and how high resolution imagery can be used to measure socio-environmental conditions.

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