Dr. Mark Raymond obtained his doctoral degree in resource and environmental economics from the University of Guelph.  Mark currently serves as the Chairperson for the Department of Economics at the Sobey School of Business and is the former Associate Dean for the School.  He has completed multiple resource and environmental-based research projects for various organizations and has published numerous articles in academic journals such as the Journal of Public Economics, Ecological Economics, China Economic Review and the Journal of Regulatory Economics.  He has taught courses in fishery economics, natural resource economics and environmental economics and has served as an expert witness on multiple occasions.