Jenny Apriesnig

Jenny Apriesnig


Expanded CV

  • Assistant Professor of Economics, College of Business
  • PhD, Agricultural and Resource Economics, Colorado State University
  • MS, Economics and Environmental and Natural Resources, University of Wyoming
  • BS, Economics, University of Wisconsin - Superior


In her research, Jenny Apriesnig primarily focuses on coupling economic and ecological systems to evaluate fisheries management issues. While interested in many natural resources, part of her work focuses on the Great Lakes fisheries and evaluating the economic and ecological implications of aquatic invasive species to the region. Dr. Apriesnig enjoys working with students and engaging students of all backgrounds and interests. Originally from Duluth, Minnesota, she attributes her passion for natural resource economics to growing up in a Great Lakes state. In her free time, she enjoys gardening, golfing, and cheering on the Vikings.

Teaching Interests

  • Principles of Economics
  • Microeconomics
  • Environmental and Natural Resource Economics

Research Interests

  • Coupled human and environmental systems
  • Fishery economics and management
  • Computable General Equilibrium Modeling
  • Regional Natural Resource Economic Modeling