Full Name
Bob Chambers
Job Title
University of Maryland
Speaker Bio

Robert G. Chambers was born in Washington, DC and raised in nearby Rockville, Maryland. He received his undergraduate training at Georgetown University, his MS degree from the University of Maryland, and his PhD from the University of California (Berkeley). He joined the faculty at the University of Maryland in 1979 and has been there ever since apart from leave to serve as Senior Economist at the US President’s Council of Economic Advisers. He is a Fellow of the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association. His areas of interest include production economics, microeconomic theory, decision-making under uncertainty, and agricultural economics. He is married and has three sons, Christopher, Geoffrey, and Timothy. He and his family currently reside in Maryland, New York, and New Mexico with 5 horses and their Portuguese Water Dogs, Nelson and Skipper.

Bob Chambers