Sonia Bruck

Research Economist
3041 E. Cornwallis Rd.
Research Triangle Park, NC 27709
Phone: 919-549-4067
Fax: 919-549-4047

Current Research

Dr. Bruck uses econometric methods to study forestry and natural resource management. Her goal is to generate economic information that is useful to the scientific community and to key stakeholders. Dr. Bruck’s research focuses on timber markets, forest products trade, and forest disturbances. Her previous work has examined agroforestry adoption and profitability, timber markets in the Southeast United States, and timber utilization across National Forests.

Research Interests

Dr. Bruck's Recent Research Interests: 
  • No-Bids on National Forests
  • Timber Markets in the Southeast, U.S.
  • Wildfire Management on Tribal Lands
  • Agroforestry Systems


Ph.D. in Department of Forest Ecosystems and Society, 2020
Oregon State University
Master Of Science in Department of Forest Ecosystems and Society, 2016
Oregon State University
Bachelor Of Science in Sustainable Development, Minor in Geography, 2013
Appalachian State University

Professional Experience

Research Scholar, Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education

Research scholar for three months with the Southern Research Station, USFS.

Instructor, Oregon State University

Instructor for Agroforestry Systems, and Tourism and Recreation Economics

Research Highlights

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