Dr. McAusland is Professor of Food and Resource Economics in the Faculty of Land and Food Systems at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada.
She served as Chair (incoming/current/outgoing) of the Canadian Resource and Environmental Economics Association from 2018-2021 and as an elected member of the Board of Directors of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (2007-2009). She was a co-editor of the Journal of Environmental Economics and Management (2009-2012) and has served on the editorial board/council of Journal of Environmental Economics and Management (2006-2009, 2012-2015) and the Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (2014-2020)
She is a Fellow of the CESifo Research Network and the University of Calgary's School of Public Policy. Dr. McAusland has published research on a wide range of subjects in the fields of environmental and international economics, including environmental politics, migration, investment treaties, carbon policy design, brain drain, invasive species, and WTO rules regarding environmentally motivated trade restrictions.