Arden Pope, Professor
Dr. C. Arden Pope III is the Mary Lou Fulton Professor of Economics at Brigham Young University. He received his Ph.D. from Iowa State University (Economics/Statistics, 1981) and was a Fellow at the Harvard School of Public Health (Environmental Health and Public Policy, 1992/93). He has conducted research dealing with various natural resource and environmental issues. His cross-disciplinary research in environmental economics and air pollution epidemiology has resulted in seminal studies on the health effects and costs of air pollution. Dr. Pope has conducted or collaborated on various key studies of human health effects of short- and long-term air pollution exposure, has played prominent roles in reviewing and interpreting this literature, and is one of the world’s most widely cited and recognized experts on the health effects of air pollution. He has been the recipient of various honors and awards including the Thomas T. Mercer Joint Prize from the American Association for Aerosol Research and the International Society for Aerosols in Medicine (2001), the Utah Governor’s Medal for Science & Technology (2004), BYU’s Karl G. Maeser Distinguished Faculty Lecturer (2006); Honorary Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians (FCCP Hon, 2008), and International Society for Environmental Epidemiology Best Environmental Epidemiology Paper Award (2010).