Jose Soto

Assistant Professor, School of Natural Resources and the Environment

Dr. Jose Soto is an AIS affiliated faculty member and an assistant professor at the School of Natural Resources and the Environment.  His research intrests include: modeling of coupled natural-human systems at different spatial and temporal scales for both fundamental insight and practical real-world applications.  Focus on ecosystem services, which are embedded in complex, social-ecological systems (SES).


Ph.D., 2013, University of Florida, Food and Resource Economics, Gainesville, FL

M.S., 2008, University of Arizona, Agricultural and Resource Economics, Tucson, AZ

B.A., 2006, University of Arizona, Economics, Tucson, AZ

Area of Expertise:

Climate Adaptation and Sustainability

Ecology Management and Restoration of Rangelands

Ecosystem Services

Invasive Species

Social Dimensions of Natural Resource Management




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