H. Sterling Burnett

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H. Sterling Burnett
H. Sterling Burnett, Ph.D. is a Senior Fellow for the National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA). While Burnett works on a number of issues, he specializes in issues involving environmental policy.

He has held various positions in professional and public policy organizations, including serving as a member of the new Environment and Natural Resources Task Force in the Texas Comptroller's e-Texas commission (2000).

President (2005), Board of Directors (present), Dallas Woods and Water Conservation Club.

Advisor, American Legislative Exchange Council Energy, Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture Task Force, 1996 - Present.

Senior Fellow, Texas Public Policy Foundation (2005 - Present).

Contributing Editor, Environment & Climate News (2005 – Present).

Academic Advisor, Collegians for a Constructive Tomorrow (2005 – Present).

Brand Visiting Chair of Free Enterprise and Public Policy at Howard Payne University , 1998.

PERC Fellow, Political Economy Research Center , 1995.

Research Assistant, Social Philosophy and Policy Center , 1991 - 1992.

Environmental Research Associate, Competitive Enterprise Institute, 1990.

Research Associate, Foundation for Research on Economics and the Environment, 1987.

Policy issues spokesman on nationally syndicated radio and television talk shows.

His articles and opinion pieces have been published in Ethics, Environmental Ethics, International Studies in Philosophy, The World and I, USA Today, Los Angeles Daily News, The Washington Times, Washington Post, The Dallas Morning News, Houston Chronicle, Rocky Mountain News, Miami Herald, Las Vegas Review-Journal, Detroit News, The Seattle Times and Human Events.

Burnett received his P.h.D. in 2001 from Bowling Green State University . His doctoral dissertation was "Ecosystemic Goods: The Pros and Cons of a Property Rights Approach."

Contact Dr. H. Sterling Burnett at sterling.burnett@ncpa.org.
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