Christopher Comer, Dean
Professor, Department of Economics
Currently Reading for Work: Macroeconomics by Olivier Blanchard.
Currently Reading for Fun: Guards! Guards! by Terry Pratchett.
Ph.D. University of Oregon, 1987, Economics
BA Pacific Lutheran University, 1981, Economics and Mathematics
The common thread running through my research is using the tools of regression analysis to discover patterns in data.
Field of Study
Jorgenson, J., N. Nickerson, D. Dalenberg, J. Angle, E. Metcalf, and W. Freimund. "Measuring Visitor Experiences: Creating and Testing the Tourism Autobiographical Memory Scale," Journal of Travel Research, forthcoming.
Paveglio, T., T. Prato, D. Dalenberg, and T. Venn, “Understanding Evacuation Preferences and Wildfire Mitigations among Northwest Montana Residents,” International Journal of Wildland Fire, 2014, 23(3) 435-444.
Freimund, W. and D. Dalenberg, Chaco Culture National Historical Park: 2009 Visitor Survey, National Park Service, 2010.
Bookwalter, J. T. and D. R. Dalenberg, "Relative to What or Whom? The Importance of Norms and Relative Standing to Well-Being in South Africa," World Development, 38(3), 2010, 345-355.
Pryor, A., D. Dalenberg, D. McCorkle, J. Reardon, and J. Wicks, “Buy or Burn?: Empirical Tests of Models of Crime Using Data from a General Population,” The Social Science Journal, 45, 2008 95-106.
Bookwalter, J. T., B. S. Fuller and D. R. Dalenberg, “Do Household Heads Speak for the Household? A Research Note,” Social Indicators Research, 79, 2006 405-419.
Howie, P., J. Wicks, J. Fitzgerald, D. Dalenberg, and R. Connelly, “Mothers’ Time Spent in Care of Her Children and Market Work: A Simultaneous Model with Attitudes as Instruments,” Applied Economics Letters, 13, 2006, 503-506.
Most Inspirational Teacher of the Year, University of Montana, 2013.
Graduate Teaching Fellow Distinguished Teaching Award, University of Oregon, 1985.
Tennis, rooting for the Cubs and Mariners, and geyser gazing in Yellowstone.