Sammy J. Zahran, PhD.



Fields of Expertise

Economics, Environmental Toxicology, Natural Disasters: Flood, Fire, and Drought, Policy

Areas of Interest

Environmental Economics, Environmental Health, and Policy


Sammy Zahran is a Professor of Demography in the Dept of Economics. Sammy is also a Professor in the Dept of Epidemiology in the Colorado School of Public Health. From 2012-2014, he was Robert Wood Johnson Health and Society Fellow at Columbia University. In 2010, Sammy was awarded the prestigious Monfort Professorship at Colorado State University. His published research appears in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Risk Analysis, Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, Ecological Economics, Environmental Science and Technology, Climatic Change, Science of the Total Environment, Environmental Research, Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, Environment International, American Journal of Public Health, and the International Journal of Epidemiology.